(Now that these things have moved to a weekly affair it appears that there’s also a lot less policing being done if the numbers of media releases is any indication)
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery that occurred in Canberra City yesterday (Tuesday, 13 October).
About 8.20am, the female victim parked her vehicle in a car park at the end of Childers Street. She exited her vehicle and walked towards Marcus Clarke Street, before suffering severe head pain. She later awoke in her vehicle to find a sum of cash missing from her wallet.
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The victim drove home and reported the incident to police. Police believe that the victim was hit on the head, and may have lost consciousness as a result of her injuries.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen any suspicious persons or activity near the Childers Street car park to contact Crime Stoppers.
ACT Policing is investigating the death of a male pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on Parkes Way at 8.11pm tonight (Thursday, October 15).
Although investigations are at an early stage police believe the pedestrian, believed to be a 42-year-old man from Griffith, had stepped from the road verge on the southern carriageway of Parkes Way, where he was then struck by a Nissan Pulsar sedan travelling west (city-bound).
At this time, police believe that neither speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the driver’s involvement.
It was the 12th road death in the ACT this calendar year.
Any witnesses who may have seen the incident and have not yet spoken to police, or can provide any other information which could assist the investigation should contact Crime Stoppers
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.