26 May 2021

Police seek witnesses to alleged Belconnen carjacking - MAN ARRESTED

| Kim Treasure
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Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated car robbery. Photo: File.

UPDATED 26 May, 12:00 pm: An 18-year-old Macquarie man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (26 May) charged with aggravated robbery with an offensive weapon and driving a motor vehicle without consent.

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25 May, 1:00 pm : ACT Policing is asking witnesses to come forward after a motorist was allegedly threatened with a weapon in a Belconnen car park on Monday (24 May).

The incident happened at about 5:25 pm and resulted in the aggravated theft of a car from Macquarie.

The car, a blue 2018 model Subaru WRX STi with NSW registration CAH 29F, was stolen after the owner was threatened with a weapon in the Belconnen Tennis Club car park off Halloran Close.

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Police are seeking witnesses to the theft, or anyone who saw people acting suspiciously in the tennis centre car park between 5:00 pm and 5:40 pm.

They are also seeking any dashcam footage of the car near the Jamison Shopping Centre, Macquarie, after 5:25 pm on Monday.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Quote reference 6806861. Information can be provided anonymously.

This latest incident comes just over a month after four juveniles appeared in court charged with stealing a car at knifepoint in Campbell.

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