ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Mitchell last night (Tuesday, September 6) in which a man was assaulted and a sum of cash was stolen.
About 9.15pm three men entered a business premises in Mitchell. The men followed an employee to the rear of the premises, where one of the men punched the employee in the face. The three men then went to the main office where they confronted the manager.
The men demanded money before punching the manager repeatedly about the face and head. The manager handed the offenders a sum of cash before they left the area in what is believed to be a dark blue Ford Falcon utility with NSW registration.
As a result of the incident, the manager suffered a number of facial injuries.
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The first offender is described as Caucasian, around 30 years-of-age with a muscular build. He is about 165cm (5’5”) tall, with blond, short hair and a fair complexion. He was wearing a white hooded jumper.
The second offender is described as Caucasian, around 30 years-of-age with a muscular build. He is about 196cm (6’5”) tall, with dark brown medium length wavy hair and a fair complexion. He was wearing a brown t-shirt with yellow writing and yellow trim around the sleeves.
The third offender is described as Caucasian, around 30 years-of-age with a medium build. He is about 180cm (5’11”) tall, with dark brown medium length hair and a fair complexion. He has a tattoo running from his collar up the left side of his neck, possibly of the wing of a bird.
Anyone who could assist in identifying the vehicle and the offenders is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.