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Men mugged by knife-wielding bandits

Ian Bushnell 19 April 2019

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to aggravated robberies in walkways in Charnwood on Tuesday, 16 April and Thursday, 18 April.

About 5:50 pm on Tuesday, a man was robbed of cash by two men armed with knives in the walkway behind the Charnwood shopping centre.

On Thursday, about 5 pm, a man was walking in the green space behind Tom Place, Charnwood when he was approached by two men wearing balaclavas. The men threatened the man with a knife before fleeing with a sum of cash.

The men were last seen heading in a southerly direction towards Charnwood Shops.

No-one was injured during either incident.

Both men are described as having dark complexions and of slim build. One man was wearing a navy coloured jumper and dark pants. The other man was wearing a white coloured jumper and dark pants.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information, CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.


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