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Syringe wielding, motor park dwelling, Dominos raider brought to justice

By johnboy - 6 June 2012 15

ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old man following an attempted aggravated robbery at Dominos Pizza in Fyshwick yesterday afternoon (June 5).

Around 5.15pm the man entered the store in Yallourn Street armed with a blood filled syringe. With his face concealed, he demanded an amount of cash from one of the store’s employees.

The male employee refused to hand over any money and instead chased the offender from the store. The employee continued to chase the offender across Canberra Avenue until the offender entered a unit in the Canberra South Motor Park.

A short time later police located the offender at a unit within the caravan park. He was subsequently arrested and taken to the City Police Station.

Detective Sergeant Tony Crocker said that while the victim’s actions contributed to the arrest, personal safety should be fully considered in incidents such as this.

“Although the actions of the employee enabled police to identify the offender and make a quick arrest, the safety of any victim is always our number one priority,” he said.

The man was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and will face the ACT Magistrates Court today.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Syringe wielding, motor park dwelling, Dominos raider brought to justice
justin heywood 7:10 pm 06 Jun 12

Full credit to the Dominos guy, who not only stood up to the cretin but chased him down the street.

Not a bad effort for a bloke on (probably) not a lot of money.

pharmer 6:29 pm 06 Jun 12

Hopefully it is the same guy who did the pharmacy below. Somehow the ACT Police never caught the guy.

http://the-riotact.com/red-hill-pharmacy-rolled/41720

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 4:49 pm 06 Jun 12

Can you imagine the scene in this story actually playing out?

“Give me the fukkin money… oh S***!” /runs_like_hell

thumper109 4:23 pm 06 Jun 12

M0les said :

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

Just ban syringes everywhere – problem solved!

No no no, Just ban drugs everywhere – problem solv…. oh wait….

James_Ryan 3:59 pm 06 Jun 12

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

It should be noted here that THE ONLY INSTANCE EVER of a syringe being used as a weapon against a prison officer occurred in the absence of regulated access.

As JB noted syringes are already in our prisons including the AMC. If prisoners were going to use syringes as weapons, there’s nothing stopping them from doing so now.

bundah 2:45 pm 06 Jun 12

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

I’m sure there’s plenty of new syringes available to those who legally need them!! As for the drug addicts well if they’re not content with being dispensed methadone to manage their withdrawal symptoms then bad luck.

Oh and as for the attempted robbery the criminal made a very big mistake in targeting the Dominos store coz the guy he demanded money from is rather formidable and could have beaten him to a pulp !!

carnardly 2:00 pm 06 Jun 12

yes but was it a syring or a needle? or both… cue Ms Bogan fingers and mass hysteria… http://the-riotact.com/giving-4yos-syringes/27203 🙂

buzz819 1:32 pm 06 Jun 12

Proboscus said :

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

I suppose the tax payer provided syringe being wielded during this offence was clean?

Nah, it was full of blood.

M0les 1:13 pm 06 Jun 12

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

Just ban syringes everywhere – problem solved!

Proboscus 1:02 pm 06 Jun 12

johnboy said :

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

I suppose the tax payer provided syringe being wielded during this offence was clean?

johnboy 12:44 pm 06 Jun 12

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Actually we’ve already got syringes in prison. What some of us want is clean needles on them.

carnardly 12:32 pm 06 Jun 12

if his blood was likely to be any real physical threat the blood bank probably wouldn’t want it.

colourful sydney rac 12:28 pm 06 Jun 12

Proboscus said :

And some of you want syringes in prison…

good point, would hate to see the Dominos at the AMC held up.

Proboscus 12:15 pm 06 Jun 12

And some of you want syringes in prison…

Jivrashia 12:03 pm 06 Jun 12

He should have just gone to the blood bank and donated blood.
They would’ve given him some small snacks in return.

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