- ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a building site in Phillip in which around $10,000 worth of copper cable and pipe was stolen.
It is believed that offenders gained entry to the three-story construction site, on the corner of Shea Street and Athllon Drive in Phillip, between the hours of 5pm on Saturday August 1, and 7am on Monday, August 3.
Six-metre lengths of copper pipe and an amount of cabling was stolen from the location. Police believe that offenders may have used an angle grinder to cut the material up before removing it.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen or heard suspicious persons, vehicles or activity around the construction site between the hours of 5pm Saturday and 7am Monday to contact Crime Stoppers.
- ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated burglary at the Jamison Centre in Macquarie today (August 5).
Around 12.10am a security guard was conducting a patrol of the Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre in Carruthers Street, Curtin when his white Toyota Yaris work vehicle was stolen.
Around 12.35am police located the Toyota abandoned with its lights left on in Noala Street, Aranda. A number of items had been stolen including a portable radio, a personal digital assistant, a number of swipe cards and the driver’s wallet and sports bag.
At 2.30am police were called to the Liquor Land store at the Jamieson Centre on Bowman Street in Macquarie where police observed a white Holden Commodore, confirmed as stolen. It had been used in an attempt to reverse into the front window of the store. Metal bollards had prevented the vehicle from hitting the store window. Inside the Commodore police located a number of items stolen earlier from the Toyota.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed suspicious persons or activity near the Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre, Curtin, or the Liquor Land store, Macquarie, overnight to contact Crime Stoppers.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.