ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in Banks earlier today (Saturday, April 13), in which a takeaway shop was rammed by a vehicle and entry gained to the premises.
Police were called to the takeaway shop in Pockett Avenue around 5.30am.
Witness reports described two offenders running from the damaged premises and getting in a car, which then drove quickly away. The vehicle was described as a small four-door hatchback, possibly dark green or blue in colour.
No cash was left in the premises overnight, and any stolen property is yet to be determined.
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Police searched the area and around 20 minutes later a small car was reported on fire at the Point Hut Crossing carpark. Police attended, but are yet to determine whether this vehicle is linked to the earlier offence.
Police are urging any witnesses may have seen or heard any suspicious behaviour in the Banks area at the time of the incident, or who may be able to provide any other information which can assist the investigation, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report via the website at act.crimestoppers.com.au.