11 November 2021

Police seeking witnesses to ram raids at Majura and Holt

| David Murtagh
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The two incidents – which police do not believe are linked – occurred at around 2:10 this morning. Photo: File.

ACT Policing is investigating two aggravated burglaries at Majura and Holt at around 2:10 am this morning (11 November).

In the first incident, a white Citroen C5 and a black Jeep Cherokee were used to force entry to a store at Majura Park.

According to ACT Policing, three people entered the store and two bicycles were stolen before the offenders left the scene in the Jeep, abandoning the Citroen inside the store.

In the second incident, officers on patrol in Holt discovered a Kia Sportage parked with its rear to the Kippax Shopping Centre. As the officers approached, the vehicle was driven from the scene onto Hardwick Crescent towards Southern Cross Drive.

Subsequent investigations revealed heavy damage to an entry door, and a heavy chain wrapped around an ATM as part of an unsuccessful attempt to drag it from the premises. It appears nothing was stolen.

Police do not believe these incidents are linked, but they are investigating links to other burglaries earlier in the week.

Anyone who has witnessed any suspicious activity at night or early in the morning any day this week is urged to come forward. Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Quote 6957889 for the Majura incident and 6957866 for the Holt incident. Information can be provided anonymously.

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