- ACT Policing has released a forensic facefit of a male sought in relation to a vicious group assault on a 27-year-old man in Kambah, early on Sunday March 8.
The suspect in the facefit was one of a group of males and females who were in a green Toyota Corolla driving on Chirnside Circuit in Kambah around 6.40am on March 8. This suspect is further described as Caucasian, aged between 18-19 years, between 160cm to 170cm (5’3” – 5’7”) in height, with a small-to-medium build, clean shaven and with close-cropped brown hair.
The victim was driving a silver Commodore station wagon which collided with the green Corolla.
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An argument has then ensued, resulting in the Commodore driver being chased and subsequently assaulted along Chirnside Place by a number of males and females from the Corolla.
A forensic facefit of the suspect
The victim suffered a number of fractures and lacerations as a result of the assault, and was found unconscious a number of hours later in a nearby street.
Detectives are particularly anxious to interview a woman who was walking her dog on or near Chirnside Circuit at the time and may have witnessed the collision and/or the subsequent assault. She is urged to call police on 131-444.
- ACT Policing is advising members of the public that there will be an increase in traffic and visitors to Canberra over the next few days.
On Saturday afternoon the annual motorbike and tattoo show will be held at the Serbian Club in Mawson and large crowds are expected to attend. The public event is organised by the Rebels Motorcycle Club.
As with all large events, ACT Policing will have a visible presence around the area to manage the influx of people and traffic and will also patrol entertainment precincts and areas containing licensed establishments following the show.
Members of ACT Policing Traffic Operations will also increase patrols on our roads over the weekend to manage any traffic issues.
Members from ACT Policing’s Crime Prevention unit have liaised with local shop and business owners in the Mawson area to advise them of the anticipated increase in pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
The large numbers of visitors are expected to remain in Canberra for a number of days, and as such ACT Policing will respond accordingly over the weekend and into early next week to ensure all events run smoothly and disruption to the public is kept to a minimum.
ACT Policing would like to remind people participating in the weekend events to enjoy themselves however use common sense strategies when out and about.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.