- ACT Policing is investigating an attempted aggravated robbery at a residence in Spinifex Street, Kingston last night (Tuesday, September 9).
About 9.45pm yesterday, the male victim was sitting outside talking to another male and a female when they heard a noise inside the house. Upon entering the house the male victim found three unknown males, two were holding swords and another was holding what he believed to be a black revolver handgun.
The offenders then threatened the victim, demanding money and jewellery before fleeing the house empty handed. The offenders were seen getting into a green Holden VS Commodore sedan parked down the street and sped off towards Kingston.
The first male offender is described as Aboriginal or Islander in appearance, aged 20 to 25, approximately six feet (183cm) tall, of average build and wearing a black jacket, black pants, a black baseball cap and white bandana with black markings tied around his face.
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The second male offender is described as Aboriginal or Islander in appearance, aged 25 to 30, of large build, wearing a white top, black pants, a white baseball cap and a bandana wrapped around his face.
The third male offender is described as Caucasian in appearance, aged 20 to 25, wearing a black tracksuit with a hood and a white bandana with black skulls covering his nose and mouth.
2. Stolen good aplenty found in Theodore:
- ACT Policing has arrested two 29-year-old men and a 30-year-old woman after searching a Theodore property yesterday (September 9) and allegedly locating a large amount of stolen property.
Police attended the Scantlebury Crescent address yesterday morning following reports a stolen maroon-coloured Nissan 200SX had been located. On discovery of the vehicle a search warrant was executed.
At the rear of the premises police located and seized a Kawasaki motorcycle, four pocket bikes, a mini bike and go cart. Checks revealed these vehicles also to have been stolen. Police also located and seized parts for the Nissan 200SX and a number of other vehicle parts and panels, suspected of being stolen.
Inside the premises police located and seized a substantial amount of property suspected of being stolen. The property consisted of power tools, mountain bikes, computers, cameras, mobile phones, jewellery, vehicle compliance plates, car stereo equipment, AFP issue clothing and an amount of suspected cannabis.
During the search police also located an amount of ammunition which comprised of a variety of bullets and a hand grenade. Upon observing the hand grenade the Specialist Response and Security (SRS) Bomb Disposal Team attended the premises. The grenade was found to be inert and taken for destruction.
The three arrested will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (September 10) charged with receiving stolen property.
- ACT Policing has arrested three males after two aggravated robberies in Canberra City around 2.30pm yesterday (September 9).
Police will allege the males, one aged 16 and two aged 17, snatched a bag from a woman in Commonwealth Park before fleeing the scene.
The youths are also alleged to have committed a second robbery in Glebe Park a short time later, demanding a small amount of money and a bus pass from three young males.
Police apprehended the alleged offenders a short distance from the second incident. They will face the ACT Children’s Court today (September 10) charged with two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of attempted aggravated robbery.
Anyone who can help police with any of these matters is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.