Tobacco Shop Thieves Sought


ACT Policing are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two men who allegedly committed an aggravated robbery at a Charnwood tobacco shop on Saturday night.

About 8pm (17 February 2024), two men allegedly entered a tobacco store in the Charnwood Shopping Centre armed with hatchets.

While in the store they allegedly threatened the shop assistant before fleeing the scene on foot with a sum of cash and cigarettes.

One man was wearing a black face mask, black hoodie, blue denim shorts and black shoes. The second man was wearing a bright orange long-sleeved shirt, black baseball cap, blue face wrap and black shorts and shoes.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident, or who saw the men in the vicinity of the Charnwood shops around 8pm.

Anyone who can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the  Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 7676618.

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