18 August 2017

Three to face court after pedestrian knocked down at Wanniassa Shops

| Ian Bushnell
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A 26-year-old Reid man and a 21-year-old Queanbeyan woman will face ACT Magistrates court today, following an incident in Wanniassa where a stolen vehicle allegedly collided with parked cars and knocked down a pedestrian.

Police said a Wanniassa woman would also be summonsed to appear before court at a later date.

They said that about 5.15 pm on Thursday 17 August officers were called to a disturbance at the Wanniassa Shops in Sangster Place.

Police will allege that the 26-year-old male was driving a stolen motor vehicle and seen reversing at high speed.

The vehicle allegedly collided with several parked cars and knocked down a male pedestrian, dragging him for a short distance.

The 26-year-old Reid man is charged with driving while disqualified, driving a motor vehicle without consent, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. Police will oppose bail.

The 21-year-old Queanbeyan woman is charged with driving a motor vehicle without consent and unlawful possession of stolen property.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote reference number 6141342. Information can be provided anonymously.

Investigations remain ongoing.

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