Three teenagers will face court following a series of aggravated robberies, including two at the Australian National University (ANU) on Friday.
Police attended the ANU after reports two male victims were assaulted and robbed during separate incidents on Friday. In both instances the victims were approached by two male offenders who assaulted them and stole their belongings. One of the victims suffered facial injuries and was conveyed to Calvary Hospital.
Yesterday detectives from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations executed search warrants in Belconnen, Latham and Dunlop. During these warrants, police located stolen property relating to the victims, resulting in the arrest of the two males and one female.
The two males were also charged in relation to an aggravated robbery near the University of Canberra on Saturday 22 October and an aggravated robbery at ANU on Saturday 23 October. In both of these incidents, a male victim was assaulted and robbed.
A 19-year-old male will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with four counts of aggravated robbery in company and one count of obtain property by deception.
A 17-year-old male youth will face the ACT Childrens Court today charged with four counts of aggravated robbery in company and one count of obtain property by deception.
A 17-year-old female youth has been charged with two counts of the joint commission of an aggravated robbery in company in relation to the incidents on 28 October. The female youth was bailed from the ACT Watch House to face the ACT Childrens Court later this month.
Investigations are ongoing, with further charges possible.
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