Police have linked two aggravated robberies in Weston and Isabella Plains, and released images of the suspects.
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those involved in robberies at the Crust pizza store in Weston and the IGA Supermarket in Isabella Plains.
About 10.15pm on 11 January, two men entered the Crust store on Liardet Street in Weston and a sum of cash was stolen.
About 7.45pm on 28 January, two armed men entered the IGA Supermarket on Ellerston Avenue, Isabella Plains and demanded money. Staff complied and a sum of cash was stolen.
ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations now believe these aggravated robberies are linked.
On 11 January, police believe the men were driving a blue sedan along Parkinson Street, towards Namatjira Drive, Weston.
The first man is described as approximately 180cm (6’) tall and of slim build. During the Weston aggravated robbery he was wearing a mask, gloves, a grey hooded jumper, black pants and white shoes. He was carrying a knife in his right hand.
The second man is described as approximately 180cm (6’) tall and of slim build. During the Weston aggravated robbery he was wearing a mask, gloves, a black baseball cap, a black jumper and dark pants. He was also carrying a knife.
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.