11 January 2013

Southern Cross Club in Kaleen hit

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Southern Cross Club in Kaleen last night (Thursday, January 10).

Around 11pm, a man armed with knife threatened two employees and stole a sum of cash from the club on Georgina Crescent.

The man is described as 183cm (6โ€™) tall with a medium build, and had his face covered. He was last seen running towards the Kaleen Community Hall.

No one was injured during the aggravated robbery.

Police are urging anyone with information which can assist in identifying the man, or anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in Kaleen last night to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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At that time, I’d have been only a few hundred meters away in the Kaleen Sports Club (Sporto), which is a tad scary when you think about it.

It’s kind of sad how frequently marginals are running up on Kaleen businesses these days. I currently live, work, and walk around at night in this suburb so it worries me a little.

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