29 October 2021

Stolen vehicle collides with police in Molonglo

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Police car and motorcycle.

Have you seen anything that can help police? Photo: File.

ACT Policing is asking for help to identify the driver of a stolen CRV that hit a police vehicle and was driven dangerously in the Molonglo and Weston Creek districts this week.

Police say they are looking for witnesses and dash-cam footage of the dangerous driving incident that occurred on Wednesday, 27 October 2021.

Between 1:30 pm and 1:40 pm, the blue Honda CRV was seen driving dangerously after colliding with a police vehicle on John Gorton Drive, Denman Prospect.

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It was later found by police in Meina Place, Duffy, having been driven there via Swallowtail Road, Eucumbene Drive and Warragamba Avenue toward the Duffy neighbourhood oval.

The Honda had been reported stolen from an address in Forrest earlier that morning.

Police would like to identify the driver and occupants of the Honda at the time of the incident.

They are particularly interested in dash-cam or CCTV footage of the vehicle or of a man acting suspiciously in the area of Yanco Place and Dixon Drive in Duffy between 1:30 pm and 3 pm on Wednesday. The man is described as wearing a white shirt and grey tracksuit pants.

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Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dash-cam footage or has information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6944659. Information can be provided anonymously.

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