Two men attempted an aggravated robbery of the IGA Supermarket at Isabella Plains last night – injuring one staff member.
Around 7.50 pm last night the two men approached a staff member outside the supermarket, threatening them with an edged weapon and directing them into the store.
Once inside the men then threatened another staff member and demanded cash. During the incident, one of the men assaulted a staff member.
Nothing was taken and the two men fled the store on foot.
Both police and the ACT Ambulance Service were called in, with one staff member treated for minor injuries and transported to Canberra Hospital.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the attempted aggravated robbery. Police say the men were wearing black clothing, including black balaclavas and gloves when they attempted to rob the supermarket, which is located on Ellerston Avenue.
The ACT Policing Criminal Investigations team is investigating the incident and seeking witnesses and CCTV.
Anyone who has any information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6148398 and information can be provided anonymously.