ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious fire at St Francis Xavier College in Florey early this morning (Friday 28 May).
About 3.35am, police were called to the premises following reports from the ACT Fire Brigade of numerous fires on the college grounds. ACT Fire Brigade attended and extinguished the fires prior to police arrival.
The fires were located in wheelie bins, a rubbish hopper and at two rear external doors. The cost of the damage is yet to be determined.
Police are viewing CCTV footage to identify any possible offenders. Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or saw any suspicious activity in the Florey area to contact Crime Stoppers.
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ACT Policing has arrested a 15-year-old male over the robbery at the IGA supermarket in Lyons on Wednesday 26 May.
The male was identified by CCTV imagery and local Police apprehended the youth last night (Thursday 27 May) in Tuggeranong.
The youth entered the supermarket on Wednesday 26 May about 7.10pm and threatened a female staff member with a knife, demanding cash. The employee opened the till and the male youth has reached over and grabbed notes from the till.
The young person will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Friday 28 May) charged with breach of bail, escape from arrest, possess prohibited substance and aggravated robbery.
Anyone who has not yet spoken to police and has further information which may assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.