ACT Policing has arrested an 18-year-old Wanniassa man following an aggravated robbery in Weston last night (Tuesday, December 4).
Around 9.20pm two men entered the Subway. The men covered their faces with their shirts and threatened staff with a pair of scissors demanding cash.
The men then fled the store and were immediately confronted by police.
One man was apprehended a short time later and police are looking for a second offender. He is described as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance approximately 170cm (5’7”) tall with a slim build.
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He fled the scene in a blue station wagon with dark tinted windows, in the direction of Namatjira Drive. The vehicle is suspected to be stolen.
The Wanniassa man has been charged with aggravated robbery and will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, December 5).
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has seen a blue station wagon matching the above description is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.