ACT Policing is investigating the theft of a backhoe from the Transport Industries Skill Centre (TISC), Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) site on Sutton Road, Piallago, ACT.
The site was broken into between 3:30pm on Tuesday 15 June and 7am on Wednesday 16 June. Keys to the backhoe were stolen from within one of the site offices, which was also damaged by the offender/s forcing entry. It is believed that the offender/s drove the backhoe through a gate in order to remove it from the site.
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The backhoe is a yellow Ford 655D, which estimated value is approximately $40,000. The backhoe had CIT stickers affixed to it at the time it was stolen. There are no registration plates.
Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area of the theft, or who have any information about the whereabouts of the stolen backhoe is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred last night (Wednesday 16 June) in Kambah.
About 11:15pm the male victim was walking along O’Halloran Circuit when he was struck from behind with an unknown object. When the victim turned around, he saw two males standing behind him. He has then been struck a further three times and the offenders have stolen his mobile telephone.
The victim ran away to seek help from relatives nearby. The offenders have chased the victim and continued to assault him. The victim’s cousins later intervened, and the two offenders have left the scene in a white Holden Commodore sedan being driven by a third male, which later drove off in a northerly direction along Inkster Street.
One of the male offenders is described as being Caucasian, about 5’ 8” tall (173cm), with a slim build and blonde hair. He was wearing a dark blue or black hooded jumper and denim jeans.
The second male offender is described as being Caucasian, about 6’ tall (183cm), with a slim build and black hair. He was wearing a dark coloured jacket and denim jeans.
The third male offender (driver) is described as Caucasian with a slim build.
Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the above incident or who has any information to contact Crime Stoppers.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious assault on a 20-year-old man which occurred in Wanniassa early on Sunday morning (May 30).
It is believed the assault occurred between 1am and 2.30am in the vicinity of the Erindale McDonalds car park where two males were attacked by a group of unknown male offenders.
During the incident, four offenders have exited a small white vehicle and assaulted the two male victims as they walked through the area.
The 20-year-old victim sustained a number of head and facial injuries during the attack while a 27-year-old male received minor bruising.
Two of the male offenders have been described with having shaved heads.
Police are also seeking witnesses regarding the investigation of two further incidents which occurred during the evening hours of Sunday (May 30).
About 9:40pm, a 23-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by three males in Cowdery Place, Monash. The victim had his wallet stolen from him and suffered multiple head and facial injuries during the incident.
One of the male offenders in this incident is described as being about 5’10” (178cm) tall, with a medium build and olive skin. The male was wearing a white t-shirt and had short dark hair. Another one of the offenders is described as being about 5’8″ (173cm) tall, with a medium build and short dark hair. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded jumper. No description is available in regards to the third male offender.
About 11:45pm, an 18-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by three males in an underpass near Summerland Circuit and Mannheim Street, Kambah. The victim had some jewellery and an mp3 player stolen from him and he suffered facial injuries as a result of the incident.
One of the male offenders in this incident is described as being Caucasian, about 5’9″ (175cm) tall, with short brown hair. He was wearing a dark short-sleeved shirt and dark jeans. One of the other offenders is described as Caucasian, about 5’9″ (175cm) tall and was wearing a dark coloured hooded jumper.
Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the above incidents or who has any information to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.