11 January 2009

Police Wrap - 11 January

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1. Fadden mugging:

    ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery of a 16-year-old male youth in Fadden January 7.

    Around 10.45pm the male youth was walking along Sternberg Crescent when he was approached by two males aged around 16 to 17. The victim was punched in the eye before the offenders tried to take his sports bag. There was a struggle and the victim managed to keep his property before the offenders fled the scene. The victim did not require medical attention.

    One of the offenders was described as Caucasian, 183cm (6’) tall, with a slim build, brown hair with blonde streaks in the style of a mullet and wearing a sky-blue T-shirt, a black and white bandanna around his neck, black tracksuit pants, light-coloured shoes and had a white bum-bag around his waist.

    The second offender was described as 165cm (5’5”) tall, overweight and wearing a black hooded top, black tracksuit pants and black shoes.

    Police conducted patrols of the surrounding areas however, the offenders were not located.

    Police are urging anyone who may have seen suspicious persons or activity in the Sternberg Crescent, Fadden, area last night around 10.45pm to contact Crime Stoppers.

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A locksmith who has a few first year blokes working for them with nothing to do…. panel beaters used to send them out with spray bottles full of brake fluid and do a similar thing.

Not massively on topic but my neighbour (new house being built and he hasn’t moved in yet) knocked on the door today and asked if I had seen anything suspicious yesterday. Apparently someone had filled in all of the doors in his house with some kind of expanding joint filler. He had to break a window to get into the house. Who does something like that?

There’s about 250m of Sternberg Cres in Fadden, and 3km of it in Wanniassa…

I was in the area around about then, but he’d have to be screaming pretty loud for me to notice.

Just asking… didn’t seem like a strange question really.

There is a couple of 100 meters of it in Fadden.

There is a bit of it in Fadden, I think.

Umm, isn’t Sternberg Crescent in Wanniassa, not Fadden?

Gerry-Built said :

Is it just me, or are they looking for Jay and Silent Bob!?!

hahaha – true!!

Is it just me, or are they looking for Jay and Silent Bob!?!

Could be on his way to a sleep over?? Or walking home from work at the supermarket?

There’s no curfew is there?

DJ – perhaps he’d been playing sport at the MPower place on Coyne?

Woody Mann-Caruso7:18 pm 11 Jan 09

Why does it matter?

Why was a 16yr old walking around at 10.45pm with a sports bag?

A bandana wearing blonde mullet and a short fat slob can’t be too difficult to track down…..

Certainly not in Tuggeranong. It may be a problem getting the right ones though.

Sounds like it was like aggravated defence and the guy gave a good account of himself and good on him. : ) A bandana wearing blonde mullet and a short fat slob can’t be too difficult to track down…..

Since nothing was taken surely it’s aggravated attempted robbery instead (with a back-up assault charge as well?).

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