An 18-year-old Gilmore man and a 17-year-old youth were identified via CCTV vision and arrested by the City Beats team in relation to an assault in the city in early hours of this morning Friday, October 8, 2010.
The two victims, a male and a female, were on City Walk around 3.10am today when they were approached by a group of 4-5 males.
One of the alleged offenders then struck out at the male victim, and several of the other males in the group also participated in the assault. When the female victim attempted to intercede, she was also assaulted.
Police spoke with the victims and obtained a description of the primary offenders. They were located in the city a short time later and arrested. Identification of the offenders was assisted by CCTV operators.
Any witnesses to the assault on City Walk around 3.10am today (Friday, October 8 ) who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au
ACT Policing yesterday arrested a 19-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man after a credit card stolen overnight from a burglary in O’Connor was used in an attempt to purchase goods at the North Lyneham shops.
Residents at the house in O‘Connor awoke yesterday (Thursday, October 7) to find their residence had been burgled, and their BMW X3 stolen sometime between 2am and 7am.
Shortly after 7am yesterday, a credit card in the name of the victim was used at the North Lyneham shops and police were alerted.
An immediate and intensive search effort by City Patrol and Crime Targeting team members in Turner, Lyneham and O’Connor resulted in the location and arrest of two people, a 19-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man.
A search warrant was executed on the arrested woman’s home in O’Connor, where the keys to the stolen BMW and a substantial amount of stolen property were located. The stolen car was later recovered in Lyneham.
Both alleged offenders will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on property theft charges.