- ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Deakin Pharmacy in Duff Street this afternoon.
Just after 3.00pm a male entered the pharmacy and produced a knife, fleeing the store shortly after with a sum of cash.
The offender got into a waiting vehicle, a white 1998 Mazda Bravo tray back utility bearing ACT registration YAB59E. Police have confirmed this vehicle was stolen from a Kingston car park earlier today.
A short time ago police were involved in a short pursuit with the vehicle through Manuka, however eventually lost sight of it.
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The offender is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 30 years old with a medium build, dark hair and about 5’9” (175cms) tall. Police suspect him to be a passenger in the stolen vehicle, being driven by an unknown male.
Officers from the Territory Investigations Group have taken carriage of the investigation and are currently speaking with witnesses.
If you can help police call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.