ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the United Service Station in Fyshwick this morning (Wednesday November 17).
About 2.05am, a man entered the service station, approached the counter and threatened the male attendant with a knife, demanding cash.
The male attendant opened the register, and the offender reached over the counter and stole an amount of cash.
The offender exited the store on Canberra Avenue, and was last seen walking down Yallourn Street.
The male offender is described as being between 17 to 21 years old, approximately 160cms (5’3”) tall, with short blond hair. He was wearing black jeans and a white hooded jumper with a black pattern at the time of the incident. He also spoke with an Australian accent.
Anyone who was in Fyshwick near the United Service Station at the time of the incident, or knows the identity of the above male offender is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
ACT Policing is investigating a collision which occurred at 1:00am this morning November 17, 2010 in which a car crashed through the wall of an Isabella Plains house.
Members of Tuggeranong Patrol attended the location and assisted the occupants evacuate the house.
Witnesses told police that they saw four young males flee the scene, leaving the vehicle halfway inside the house with a large hole in the exterior wall.
It is believed no one was injured in the incident. Damage to the house has been estimated at more than $100,000.
Enquiries by officers indicate that the vehicle was stolen earlier in the evening from a house in Monash.
ACT Fire Brigade officers attended the scene to assess the structural damage to the house.
Anyone who has information about the collision and/or the whereabouts of the driver or the passengers is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
Police seeking witnesses to club burglary
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between 2.50am and 4.00am on Monday November 15, 2010 at the Weston Club.
The three offenders gained access to the club by smashing a window.
The offenders stole an amount of cash while causing significant damage, believed to be in excess of $200,000 to poker machines inside the club.
Anyone who may have seen people acting suspiciously, unusual activity or noises in or around the area of the Weston Club between 2.50am and 4.00am on Monday morning are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers.