1 April 2024

Police label man 'threat to the community' after Duffy assault

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Have you seen this man? Michael Williams is wanted by police. Photo: ACT Policing.

ACT Policing has named a man they want to talk to after a serious assault in Duffy involving hammers and a knife, saying he is a threat to the community and should not be approached.

Police allege about 8:30 pm on Thursday 29 February 2024, Michael Williams, alongside three other people, attended a residence in Duffy and seriously assaulted two male occupants in the front yard with hammers and a knife.

As a result of the assault, the two victims allegedly sustained serious injuries consistent with grievous bodily harm.

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A 27-year-old man and a 23-year-old man faced court in March 2024 in relation to the assault.

Following extensive enquiries, ACT Policing is now seeking public assistance to locate Michael Williams. They allege he is considered a threat to the community and should not be approached.

Anyone who can confirm his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the  Crime Stoppers ACT website.  Please quote 7687145. Information can be provided anonymously.

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