ACT Policing has appealed for the public’s help regarding an incident that saw two teens allegedly steal a taxi at knifepoint in Gowrie.
Police are seeking witnesses to incidents before the alleged aggravated robbery, which happened early on Sunday, 30 January 2022.
At about 6 am, two teen boys allegedly stopped a taxi and stole it at knifepoint on Ashley Drive in Gowrie.
The taxi was recovered a short time later in Banks. Following a search by police, the two 16-year-olds were located and charged with aggravated robbery.
Police believe the teens approached a number of vehicles in the Wanniassa, Monash and Gowrie area prior to the incident and are seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage relating to these activities.
Anyone with information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 7024458.