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Southside muggers arrested

By johnboy - 16 October 2012 24

A 22-year-old Hughes man and a 26-year-old Chapman man have been arrested by ACT Policing for two recent Southside aggravated robberies.

In the first incident around 7.15pm on Sunday (October 14), a man was walking along Coxen Street in Hughes, when he was approached by two men. The two men assaulted the man and stole his wallet and cash. He was taken to The Canberra Hospital for treatment of injuries to his nose.

In a separate incident around 1.30pm yesterday (Monday, October 15), the two men assaulted a male teenager at the Woden Skate Park, and stole his wallet. The teenager received minor injuries during the assault.

Detectives from Criminal Investigations executed a search warrant at a unit in Hughes today (Tuesday, October 16) and arrested the two men. During the search warrants, detectives seized property reported stolen, consisting of clothing and identification belonging to the victims.

Detective Acting Superintendent Bob Wynn said the arrest of the two men can be put down to the accuracy of the information that was provided to police.

“With the information provided by the public, we were able to locate and take the offenders into custody in a timely manner.”

The two men were taken to the ACT Watch House, where they were charged with two counts aggravated robbery. They will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday, October 17).

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Southside muggers arrested
Anna Key 9:08 pm 17 Oct 12

peitab said :

devils_advocate said :

Jungle Jim said :

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

“No burning leaves without a permit!”

*kicks burning pile of leaves, spreading spot fires across the yard*

“I’ve got a permit!!”

“Too late!” *running away*

But who will police the police?

Coast guard?

And as for your grandmother…she shouldn’t have mouthed off like that

bundah 7:47 pm 17 Oct 12

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

Higgin’s Hit Squad? We’ll rub that feather duster in your face if you’re naughty!

Deref 7:39 pm 17 Oct 12

PBO said :

Damned super group in the making is what it is!

Crime beware! If you are considering having some crime tonite you should be prepared for a side order of Chicken and Cheese!

God bless you, masked crusaders!

PBO 5:58 pm 17 Oct 12

Pork Hunt said :

HenryBG said :

PBO said :

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

I think that a vigilante squad is a great idea, it worked really well for the secret Guardian Angels and i have never seen Belco safer. I personally fight crime and evil in my spare time and recently ran afoul of my federal law fighting brethren. The cannot wrap their minds around why a costumed crime fighter is needed in the capital amongst other things.

So to set the record straight, I am not getting arrested again for wearing my costume in public, for the record, It’s comfortable, non-restrictive and airy in the right areas and is not intended to be indecent or sexual in any way.

It is purple because it is a good dark colour that blends into the darkness (and it was on sale) and the picture of the rooster on the front means that i get up early to fight crime. And finally, it was the paper that gave me the moniker of “The Purple Cock” , not me. I chose the name of “the Early Bird” so I could call my baseball bat “Morning Wood” because calling it my “Worm of Justice” could be easily mis-interpreted.

So to cut my story short, if there were more costumed avengers running around solving crimes then i would not have to worry so much about the sex offenders squad knocking on my door asking how i go about protecting the innocents and why it isnt a good look to wear my outfit around the flats of Belconnen.

This sounds like fun.
When you say you “get up early” to fight crime, is staying up all night drinking beer and dropping tabs of acid an acceptable alternative, before hitting the streets at 4:30am to run around in a cape fighting evil?
I’d like to be clad in purple, too, but instead of a bird, I’d like a nice wheel of cheese on the front of mine – a Stilton or a Roquefort, perhaps- and instead of a baseball bat, I’ll go a nice garotte disguised as a string of pearls.

What a team…

Damned super group in the making is what it is!

Crime beware! If you are considering having some crime tonite you should be prepared for a side order of Chicken and Cheese!

poetix 5:56 pm 17 Oct 12

Pork Hunt said :

HenryBG said :

PBO said :

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

I think that a vigilante squad is a great idea, it worked really well for the secret Guardian Angels and i have never seen Belco safer. I personally fight crime and evil in my spare time and recently ran afoul of my federal law fighting brethren. The cannot wrap their minds around why a costumed crime fighter is needed in the capital amongst other things.

So to set the record straight, I am not getting arrested again for wearing my costume in public, for the record, It’s comfortable, non-restrictive and airy in the right areas and is not intended to be indecent or sexual in any way.

It is purple because it is a good dark colour that blends into the darkness (and it was on sale) and the picture of the rooster on the front means that i get up early to fight crime. And finally, it was the paper that gave me the moniker of “The Purple Cock” , not me. I chose the name of “the Early Bird” so I could call my baseball bat “Morning Wood” because calling it my “Worm of Justice” could be easily mis-interpreted.

So to cut my story short, if there were more costumed avengers running around solving crimes then i would not have to worry so much about the sex offenders squad knocking on my door asking how i go about protecting the innocents and why it isnt a good look to wear my outfit around the flats of Belconnen.

This sounds like fun.
When you say you “get up early” to fight crime, is staying up all night drinking beer and dropping tabs of acid an acceptable alternative, before hitting the streets at 4:30am to run around in a cape fighting evil?
I’d like to be clad in purple, too, but instead of a bird, I’d like a nice wheel of cheese on the front of mine – a Stilton or a Roquefort, perhaps- and instead of a baseball bat, I’ll go a nice garotte disguised as a string of pearls.

What a team…

Ratman and the Purp.

Pork Hunt 5:32 pm 17 Oct 12

HenryBG said :

PBO said :

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

I think that a vigilante squad is a great idea, it worked really well for the secret Guardian Angels and i have never seen Belco safer. I personally fight crime and evil in my spare time and recently ran afoul of my federal law fighting brethren. The cannot wrap their minds around why a costumed crime fighter is needed in the capital amongst other things.

So to set the record straight, I am not getting arrested again for wearing my costume in public, for the record, It’s comfortable, non-restrictive and airy in the right areas and is not intended to be indecent or sexual in any way.

It is purple because it is a good dark colour that blends into the darkness (and it was on sale) and the picture of the rooster on the front means that i get up early to fight crime. And finally, it was the paper that gave me the moniker of “The Purple Cock” , not me. I chose the name of “the Early Bird” so I could call my baseball bat “Morning Wood” because calling it my “Worm of Justice” could be easily mis-interpreted.

So to cut my story short, if there were more costumed avengers running around solving crimes then i would not have to worry so much about the sex offenders squad knocking on my door asking how i go about protecting the innocents and why it isnt a good look to wear my outfit around the flats of Belconnen.

This sounds like fun.
When you say you “get up early” to fight crime, is staying up all night drinking beer and dropping tabs of acid an acceptable alternative, before hitting the streets at 4:30am to run around in a cape fighting evil?
I’d like to be clad in purple, too, but instead of a bird, I’d like a nice wheel of cheese on the front of mine – a Stilton or a Roquefort, perhaps- and instead of a baseball bat, I’ll go a nice garotte disguised as a string of pearls.

What a team…

HenryBG 4:28 pm 17 Oct 12

PBO said :

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

I think that a vigilante squad is a great idea, it worked really well for the secret Guardian Angels and i have never seen Belco safer. I personally fight crime and evil in my spare time and recently ran afoul of my federal law fighting brethren. The cannot wrap their minds around why a costumed crime fighter is needed in the capital amongst other things.

So to set the record straight, I am not getting arrested again for wearing my costume in public, for the record, It’s comfortable, non-restrictive and airy in the right areas and is not intended to be indecent or sexual in any way.

It is purple because it is a good dark colour that blends into the darkness (and it was on sale) and the picture of the rooster on the front means that i get up early to fight crime. And finally, it was the paper that gave me the moniker of “The Purple Cock” , not me. I chose the name of “the Early Bird” so I could call my baseball bat “Morning Wood” because calling it my “Worm of Justice” could be easily mis-interpreted.

So to cut my story short, if there were more costumed avengers running around solving crimes then i would not have to worry so much about the sex offenders squad knocking on my door asking how i go about protecting the innocents and why it isnt a good look to wear my outfit around the flats of Belconnen.

This sounds like fun.
When you say you “get up early” to fight crime, is staying up all night drinking beer and dropping tabs of acid an acceptable alternative, before hitting the streets at 4:30am to run around in a cape fighting evil?
I’d like to be clad in purple, too, but instead of a bird, I’d like a nice wheel of cheese on the front of mine – a Stilton or a Roquefort, perhaps- and instead of a baseball bat, I’ll go a nice garotte disguised as a string of pearls.

Roadrage77 4:03 pm 17 Oct 12

Alderney said :

LSWCHP said :

I look forward to reading about them coming up against someone who knows how to make short work of them.

I’d like to see them try it on KDM (Kaleen Dog Man).

Pitchka 3:03 pm 17 Oct 12

ezy10z said :

I think Canberra needs a good vigilante squad
our justice system is ridiculous

Im happy to head up the ‘park in a local street and get your tyres slashed’ Division.

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