2 August 2023

Video released in bid to identify allegedly weapon-wielding burglar

| Claire Fenwicke
man in blue jacket

Police wish to identify this man in relation to an alleged aggravated robbery. Photo: ACT Policing.

Police are searching for a man accused of breaking into an unlocked vehicle before allegedly threatening its owner with an undisclosed weapon.

It’s alleged the man walked up the driveway of a unit complex on Thynne Street in Bruce at about 6:45 am on Monday (10 July).

It’s believed he came across the “insecure” vehicle before being confronted by its owner.

“The man is then alleged to have produced a weapon during the confrontation before departing the area on a bicycle,” a police statement said.

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The man is described as Caucasian in appearance with a thin build and brown, collar-length hair.

The man was wearing a navy blue jacket, dark pants, and a camouflage cap, and riding a black mountain bike at the time of the alleged aggravated robbery.

Anyone who can identify the man in the CCTV footage, or may have information that could assist police, has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, quoting reference 7479523.

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