28 December 2017

Police investigating armed robbery of Mawson Club on Christmas Eve

| Glynis Quinlan
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Police are investigating an armed robbery at The Mawson Club on Christmas Eve which saw two men make off with a sum of cash after threatening the club’s manager and security guard.

According to ACT Policing, the two armed men made a forced entry into The Mawson Club in Heard Street around 3 am last Sunday, December 24.

One man was carrying a firearm and the other man was carrying a taser-like weapon.

Police state that the unknown men threatened the manager and security guard and then left the club with an amount of cash.

Police are asking for public help in identifying the men or providing them with further information about the robbery.

The first man is described as being 5 foot 8 inches (about 173 cm) tall and of stocky build. He was wearing dark-coloured clothing and carrying a black duffle bag.

The second man is described as being 6 foot 1 inch (about 185 cm) tall, of leaner build than the first man and wearing dark-coloured clothing.

Anyone who has information which could assist the police is asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to contact them via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Information can be provided anonymously but please quote reference 6214302.

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