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UPDATE: Police seek assistance in locating missing person Thomas Brimage - FOUND

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UPDATE: Thomas has been located safe and well. Thank you Canberra for your assistance. ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 66-year-old man Thomas Brimage.
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UPDATE: Have you seen Lilly? - Found

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UPDATE: Missing 11-year-old Lilly Irvine has been found safe and well. ACT Policing would like to thank the community for their assistance. ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 11-year-old girl Lilly Irvine.
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Police issue security reminder following thefts and burglary in Fadden

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ACT Policing is reminding Canberrans to lock their cars and houses after four vehicles and one house in Fadden were targeted by thieves.
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Witnesses sought to assault in Tuggeranong

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged assault that occurred in the Tuggeranong Hyperdome on Saturday, 14 April 2018.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Rivett

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Rivett newsagency on Sunday, 1 April 2018.
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Man to face court for attempted theft of vehicle and driving while disqualified

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A 23-year-old Calwell man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, 16 April 2018) in relation to attempting to steal a motor vehicle and driving while disqualified.
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Man to face court for animal cruelty and weapon offences

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A 37-year-old man Kambah man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 15 April 2018), following an alleged act of animal cruelty.
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UPDATE: Have you seen Rebecca? - Found

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UPDATE: The missing person has been found safe and well. Thank you Canberra for your assistance. ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 22-year-old woman Rebecca Eade.
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Scammers targeting online users

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ACT Policing is urging the community to be vigilant, following an increase in reports of online scams.
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Man to face court for 9 charges following family violence incident

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A 34-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 14 April 2018), following a family violence incident.
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Police seek assistance to identify man in nightclub assault

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s help to identify a man who may have been involved in an assault on the 4th floor of Mooseheads Pub and Nightclub in Civic on Sunday, 1 April 2018.
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Police seek witnesses to hit and run in Acton

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a hit and run that occurred on Barry Drive, Acton on Sunday, 8 April 2018.
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Parents of young child found

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ACT Policing would like to thank the Canberra community and media for their assistance.
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Police seek assistance in identifying charity box thief

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who stole a charity donation box on Friday, 30 March 2018.
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Police seek witnesses and dash-cam footage of collision on Melrose Drive

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ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to a collision involving a marked police vehicle and a white Nissan Dualis on Melrose Drive, Lyons at about 8am on Wednesday April 11, 2018.
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