Witnesses sought; Chapman aggravated robbery

Canfan 19 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man following the aggravated robbery of a supermarket in Chapman on last night (June, 18).

About 7.40pm, a man entered the Chapman IGA Supermarket carrying a machete. The man approached the checkout operator and demanded cash. The staff member complied and the man fled the store on foot with a sum of cash.

The incident was reported and ACT Policing Woden Patrol members attended along with AFP Forensics Services.

The man is described as Pacific Islander/Maori in appearance and approximately 5’7” to 5’11” (170cm to 180cm) tall with a medium build. He was wearing a navy coloured scarf over his face with a blue ‘hoodie’, dark denim jeans and brown leather shoes.

Police are urging anyone who may be able to identify the offender or who witnessed any suspicious activity near the Chapman shops last night to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

(ACT Policing media release)

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