- Detectives from ACT Policing’s Territory Investigations Group are investigating a robbery at the Video Ezy at Ngunnawal Shops on Wanganeen Avenue around 8.57pm yesterday (August 8).
A male wearing a beanie and a black polar-fleece zip-up jumper entered the store and threatened staff with a knife demanding cash. The two staff members complied with the request handing over a sum of cash to the offender before he left the store.
The offender is described as approximately 30-years-old, 175-178 cms (5’9”-5’10”) tall, wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and white runners.
Police would urge anyone who may know the identity of the offender or who may have witnessed suspicious activity around the Ngunnawal Shops yesterday to contact Crime Stoppers.
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- ACT Policing is releasing CCTV vision and still photographs from an attempted aggravated burglary in Macquarie last week in an effort to seek out witnesses to the incident who could assist the investigation.
The closed circuit television (CCTV) footage of the incident shows that around 2.30am on Wednesday (August 5), offenders attempted to reverse a stolen Holden Commodore into the front window of the premises. Their brazen attempt was thwarted however, by steel bollards put in the pedestrian walkway.
Police are seeking to identify this offender
The CCTV vision shows two separate and unsuccessful attempts by the offenders.
During the second attempt, the rear bodywork of the vehicle becomes wedged on a bollard and the offenders flee.
Police believe the same two men had been responsible for the earlier theft of a white Toyota Yaris security vehicle from outside the Queen Elizabeth Family Centre in Carruthers St, Curtin. The stolen Yaris was later recovered in Noala St, Aranda. Property items stolen from the Yaris were later found in the abandoned Commodore.
The co-offenders “captured” on CCTV.
One of the offenders is described as a Caucasian male, around 6’ (183cm) tall, with a solid build, a fair complexion, and brown hair cut short at the sides and long at the back. He was wearing a white hooded jumper branded with “Everlast”, black track pants with white stripes, white sneakers and a white hat.
The second offender is described as a male Caucasian around 5’10” (178cm) tall, with a slim build, a fair complexion, and blond or brown hair cut short at the sides and long at the back. He was wearing a hooded jumper with white and grey horizontal stripes, white track pants with black stripes on the side, and white sneakers.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen suspicious persons or activity around the Jamison Centre on Wednesday, August 5, or who may be able to help identify either of these men to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.