27 October 2010

Police Wrap - 27 October 2010

| johnboy
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1. Trouble in Togo Place:

ACT Policing has arrested two South Australia men for an aggravated burglary in Gordon last night (Tuesday 26th October).

Around midnight last night police received a call about two men acting suspiciously in Togo Place. When they arrived police found two men carrying a large sports bag containing jewellery and electrical equipment suspected to be stolen.

After questioning the men police attended a nearby residence and confirmed a burglary had been committed. They contacted the owner of the house and she confirmed the property was hers.

The men were taken to the ACT Watch House an 18 year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today and a 15-year-old youth will face the ACT Children’s Court today. They have both been charged with aggravated burglary, theft and going equipped for theft.

2. Brand Depot Fire:

ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire at Brand Depot shopping centre at Majura yesterday afternoon (Tuesday October 26).

About 5.40pm police attended the Brand Depot Shopping Centre after a report of a fire at the Go-Lo store located in the shopping centre.

The fire was quickly contained by the store manager who was assisted by staff members from other stores. A significant amount of stock was damaged as a result of the fire however no one was injured.

AFP Forensic Services conducted an examination of the scene earlier today and investigations are continuing into the cause.

Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour at the shopping centre or who may be able to assist police with the investigation are asked 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.

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Nice catch! Good neighbours…

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