ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of a 20-year-old man in Spence early this morning (Thursday, July 28).
About 2.00am the victim caught a taxi to the intersection of Kingsford Smith Drive and Clarey Crescent in Spence after a night out with friends. Shortly after getting out of the taxi the victim was approached by three men, one of whom asked him for a cigarette.
After informing the group of men that he didn’t have a cigarette, he was assaulted and robbed of a sum of cash. As a result of the incident, the victim sustained facial abrasions and lacerations and was taken to Calvary Hospital for treatment.
The three men are described as aged in their early twenties.
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Anyone who may be able to assist police with the investigation are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.