On my afternoon commute back to Belco yesterday afternoon and on the bus radio there came the reminder to all drivers regarding a ‘gang’ of youths acting in a dangerous and threatening manner to the public and to enter the Belconnen area with caution.
Upon arrival at Westfield, there was a group of up to 25 younger people being rather noisy but nonetheless keeping to themselves.
However upon a discussion with an ACTION Supervisor I was informed that these people weren’t the real issue but rather an earlier group wielding knives that had moved on.
However, the lot that was there had congregated as a result of the other group, perhaps waiting for something to kick off.
The ACTION supervisor said they were waiting for Westfield Security to address the issue.
- 1. Why security and not the Police?
2. What was the Security going to do anyway?
I’d have though once outside on the interchange/bus platform it isn’t their issue to manage anyway? Also, wondering did anything come of it, did the knife wielding group succumb to the long arm of ‘security’?