ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Parkwood Egg Farm in Macgregor overnight, which has resulted in significant damage to the farm’s production equipment.
Police believe the offender(s) gained entry to the property late last night sometime between 11pm (Monday, March 12) and 6am today (Tuesday, March 13).
The criminal damage included smashed glass in the office area, cut conveyor belts, water damage to egg packaging, and smashed control equipment. Production at the facility is likely to be significantly affected as a result of the damage.
Police are also investing a link between this burglary, and the posting of an internet message and video, claiming responsibility for the offence.
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Anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity in the area of the facility late last night or early this morning is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.