CCTV shows service station attendant threatened with hatchet

Ian Bushnell 7 October 2017

Still from CCTV footage.

Two male offenders threatened a Holt service station attendant with a hatchet before making off with a small sum of cash and the cash till early today (6 October).

ACT Policing said the pair entered the 7-11 Service Station in Holt about 3.10 am, approached the counter and demanded cash.

The CCTV footage shows one of the offenders waving a hatchet and menacing the attendant, who hands over the till.

When the offenders left the service station, they headed north towards Holt McDonald’s.

The first male is described as aged in his early 20s, around 185cm (6’1”) tall, Caucasian in appearance, of slim build and dark hair. He was wearing a beige bucket hat, black hoodie with a grey hood, blue trackpants and black shoes.

The second male is described as aged in his teens, around 170cm tall (5’7”), Caucasian in appearance and of slim build. He was wearing a black beanie, grey and blue zip up hoodie, black trackpants and white and grey sneakers.

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

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