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In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Police seek public assistance to locate missing person Zachary Richards

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 21-year-old man Zachary Richards.
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Have you seen Avijit?

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 40-year-old man Avijit Sarkar.
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Police seek assistance to locate missing person Stanley Connors

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 23-year-old man Stanley Connors.
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Police renew calls for information about Ted Wymarra

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ACT Policing continues to seek information on the whereabouts of Ted Wymarra.
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Police seek vehicle in relation to suspicious fire in Moncrieff

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ACT Policing is continuing to investigate a suspicious fire which occurred in Moncrieff on Thursday, 17 May 2018.
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Man approaches child in Garran

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ACT Policing is investigating an incident in Garran where a child has been approached by a man.
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Scams target Chinese community - 诈骗行为针对华人社区 - 詐騙行為針對華人社區

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ACT Policing is urging members of the Chinese community to be aware of an increase in scams targeting Chinese nationals.
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UPDATE Assistance sought to locate missing person Scott Williams FOUND

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UPDATE: Scott has been found safe and well. Thank you Canberra for your assistance.
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Police seek witnesses and dashcam footage of Mitchell collision

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ACT Policing is seeking dashcam footage or witnesses to a collision at the intersection of Gungahlin Drive and Sandford Street in Mitchell this morning (Monday, 18 June 2018).
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Witnesses sought to vehicle theft in Greenway

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage of a vehicle theft that occurred in Greenway on Monday, 11 June 2018.
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Witnesses sought to attempted aggravated robbery at Lake Tuggeranong

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ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery that occurred on the bike path around Lake Tuggeranong about 4:30pm on Wednesday (13 June 2018).
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Police urge public to be aware of elder abuse

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ACT Policing is urging the community to be aware of the signs and indicators of elder abuse, this Elder Abuse Awareness Day (Friday, 15 June 2018).
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Man to face court after cash and 250 cannabis plants seized

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A 42-year-old Melba man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on drug and trafficking charges including cultivating a commercial quantity of a controlled plant.
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Search warrants yield cash, drugs and guns

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ACT Policing continues to target and disrupt criminal activity within our community.
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Man on the hook for large scale fishing gear theft

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A 31-year-old Latham man will be summonsed to appear at the ACT Magistrates Court to face charges arising from the alleged theft of more than $100 000 worth of fishing equipment.
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