ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to a burglary of a house at Red Hill on Saturday evening (April 27).
Police suspect one or more offenders gained access to the house by forcing the front door open between 3.00pm and 6.00pm on Saturday.
Following the incident a black Cervelo racing bicycle valued at approximately $10,000, along with various jewelry and electronic items, were reported as missing from the house.
ACT Policing Forensics attended the scene to conduct an analysis.
Crime Prevention Station Sergeant Harry Hains said, “The bicycle is distinctive and purpose built for racing. It’s important that the community is aware that the purchase or receipt of any item known or suspected to be stolen is a serious offence.”
“Any offer to purchase goods suspected to be stolen should be reported immediately to ACT Police Operations on 131 444,” said Sergeant Hains.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the incident, or any person who may be able to assist with the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.
[Courtesy ACT Policing. The Cervelo bicycle reported missing from Red Hill may look similar to the image above.]