ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery which occurred at the Superbarn Express at Richardson shops yesterday (Sunday, 22 July).
About 8.15pm a man entered the supermarket and threatened staff with a knife, demanding the till be opened.
Following a short standoff with the owner of the store, the offender fled the store empty handed. He was last seen running towards McLorinan Street, Richardson, ACT.
The offender is described as 183cm (6’) tall with a slim build to athletic build. He was wearing white runners, black tracksuit pants with vertical white stripes, black and blue coloured hooded jacket, white gloves and had piece of coloured fabric covering his face. He was carrying a blue coloured duffel bag.
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Anyone who may have seen a man fitting this description in the area is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.