ACT Policing has released images of individuals suspected of attempting to rob two businesses in Calwell earlier this month.
About 9.25pm on Saturday 18 April, a male employee at the Woolworths supermarket on Were Street was approached by an unknown male, who demanded money from the register. The employee refused to comply with his demands, and the unknown male attempted to grab the money from the register before leaving the store.
The male is described as Caucasian, approximately 173cm (5’8”) tall, aged between 19-20 with a medium build and short spiky hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a patterned white hooded long sleeved jacket and full length dark pants.
Later that evening around 10.50pm, police attended the Caltex Service Station on the corner Were Street and Webber Crescent in response to an alarm. A male employee told police that an unknown male had walked into the service station and demanded cigarettes and money. The employee handed over a packet of cigarettes, but was unable to open the register. The offender then left the store on foot.
This male offender is described as Caucasian, approximately 168cm (5’6”) tall, aged between 18-20 with a medium build. He was wearing a white hoodie and blue jeans.
Police believe these may be two separate offenders, and that the incidents are not linked.
Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious behaviour in the vicinity of Were Street in Calwell on Saturday night, or recognises either of the individuals in the above images is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
ACT Policing’s Collision, Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) are seeking witnesses to a two vehicle collision which resulted in the death of a woman today (April 30) in Weston.
Around 12.13pm police were called to the intersection of Hindmarsh Drive and Brierly Street where the collision occurred. The female driver, the only occupant of the first vehicle, died en route to hospital. The driver and one of the three children in the second vehicle were also taken to The Canberra Hospital.
Brierly Street south bound and one lane east bound on Hindmarsh Drive are closed and will remain so for several hours. Police are appealing for people to avoid the area.
This is the eleventh road fatality in the ACT for 2010.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and is yet to speak to police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact CrimeStoppers on on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.