6 January 2020

Police release images of alleged supermarket robber

| Ian Bushnell
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The man enters the IGA Supermarket in Deakin on Sunday. Photos: ACT Policing.

ACT Policing has released images of a man police believe held up a Deakin supermarket on Sunday (5 January 2020).

Police said that about 8:15 am the man, believed to be armed with a knife, confronted a staff member at the IGA Supermarket and demanded cash.

The staff member complied and the man left, walking behind a nearby gymnasium and west along MacGregor Street with the stolen cash in a red shopping bag.

The man is described as having red hair, fair skin, and freckles. He was wearing black clothing, which partially covered his face, and a dark cap.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information, including dash-cam or CCTV footage of the MacGregor Street area around 8:15 am Sunday, that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 6481468. Information can be provided anonymously.

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