- ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at a Giralang service station May 25, 2009.
A man entered the Mobile service station on Canopus Street about 8.00pm and demanded money, threatening the console operator with a knife before making off with an amount of cash and cigarettes a short time later. The console operator was not injured during the incident.
Members of the ACT Policing Specialist Response and Security dog unit and AFP Forensic Services attended and examined the scene, whilst General Duties members conducted a door knock of the surrounding area. Detectives from the Territory Investigations Group are investigating the incident.
The man is described as 19-25 years of age, islander in appearance with light brown skin and a heavy build, approximately 175 – 180cm in height (5’9”-5’11”) and wearing a light coloured jumper with a hood covering his face.
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Anyone who may know the identity of this man or who has information about the incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers
- ACT Policing has recovered the final three of seven firearms stolen during the burglary of a Wanniassa residence on May 14.
Police recovered four of the registered firearms the day following the burglary (May 15) after a search warrant was executed on a Wanniassa home. Three juvenile males were taken in to custody following the search.
The remaining three firearms were surrendered to police about 7.30pm on Saturday night (May 23) after a further suspect was identified.
A 17-year-old male was arrested and will appear before the ACT Children’s Court this morning, charged with aggravated burglary and theft.
- ACT Policing has released facefits of two offenders and still images from CCTV footage of the aggravated robbery which occurred at the Red Hill Pharmacy on Friday, May 15.
Police received notice of the incident, around 1.13pm on May 15, via an activated alarm at the Duyfken Place shop. On attending police were told two men had entered the premises and held up the store with an umbrella and what appeared to be either scissors or a syringe.
One of the offenders restrained a staff member while a sum of money and prescription drugs were stolen. The offenders then fled the pharmacy in a blue Suzuki Swift sedan and headed toward Griffith.
Both offenders are described as Caucasian, aged between 30-40 years, between 5’7” to 5’11” (170 to 180cms) tall, with thin builds, and unshaven faces. They were both wearing grey jackets – one hooded – and sunglasses. One offender wore a black hat while the other was wearing a blue and white baseball cap.
Police are urging anyone who may have seen persons matching these images or may have seen any suspicious activity in the area of the offence to contact Crime Stoppers.
- ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle collision this afternoon that has resulted in the death of a male motorcycle rider.
About 4.50pm emergency services were called to the collision on Ashley Drive near the Erindale Shops where a motorcycle had crashed into a pole. The male rider was unable to be revived and died at the scene.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are on site and are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information which may assist police with their investigations is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.