Information sought after Holt home invasion

Witnesses sought

ACT Policing is seeking information regarding an attempted aggravated robbery at a residence in Holt last night (Sunday, 1 December 2019).

About 8.25pm two people, one armed with a knife, forced entry to the home and made demands of the occupants. A third person waited outside.

The three people fled shortly afterwards without taking any items. They ran along Powell Street and into Kellerman Close.

The first offender is described as about 193cm (6’4”) tall and of thin build, with a dark-coloured handkerchief covering his face. He was wearing jeans and a long-sleeved plain white shirt.

The second offender was wearing dark-coloured clothing.

Police currently do not have a description of the third person.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information that could assist police, including dash-cam or CCTV footage that captured people in the area matching the descriptions, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6467127. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au