- ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at The Spot Tobacconist in Bunda Street, Canberra City over the weekend.
Between 4pm Saturday (April 25) and 9am Monday (April 27) unknown offenders forcibly gained access to the premises. It is believed they used a rubbish bin to carry approximately $30,000 worth of tobacco products and a small amount of coins from the store.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the incident on Bunda Street or who may have any relevant information to contact [them].
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- ACT Policing is investigating the robbery of an 18-year-old male on Yamba Drive, Mawson around 10.25pm Yesterday (April 27).
The victim received facial injuries after a silver, four-wheel-drive stopped on Yamba Drive and two males exited the vehicle, assaulting the victim with a steel pole. The offenders proceeded to steal the victim’s mobile phone and wallet before leaving the scene in the vehicle.
About 11.57pm police sighted a silver four-wheel-drive on Drakeford Drive, Kambah and attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle sped away from police initiating a pursuit.
The pursuit lasted for two minuets, before the offenders collided with a metal pole on Maranboy Street, Fisher, fleeing the vehicle while it was still moving.
The two male occupants fled the scene leaving behind the vehicle, which was identified as having been stolen from a burglary in Forrest earlier in the evening.
Police would urge anyone who may know the identity of the offenders involved in these incidents, or who may have witnessed these crimes to contact [them].
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.