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Police Wrap – 11 January

By johnboy - 11 January 2009 16

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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16 Responses to
Police Wrap – 11 January
yeahright 8:44 pm 12 Jan 09

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?

Skidbladnir 1:22 pm 12 Jan 09

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.

DJ 1:03 pm 12 Jan 09

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

harvyk1 8:51 am 12 Jan 09

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

Granny 1:46 am 12 Jan 09

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

Deano 1:17 am 12 Jan 09

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

Deckard 10:18 pm 11 Jan 09

Gerry-Built said :

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

hahaha – true!!

Gerry-Built 10:10 pm 11 Jan 09

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

Deckard 9:08 pm 11 Jan 09

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

There’s no curfew is there?

Swaggie 8:28 pm 11 Jan 09

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

Woody Mann-Caruso 7:18 pm 11 Jan 09

Why does it matter?

DJ 7:05 pm 11 Jan 09

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

mutley 6:20 pm 11 Jan 09

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.

Swaggie 5:17 pm 11 Jan 09

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…..

Ari 3:59 pm 11 Jan 09

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

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