Police appeal for public information following reptile zoo burglary

Witnesses sought

ACT Policing is calling on information from the public following a burglary at the Canberra Reptile Zoo.

About 8.30am today (Friday, 19 July 2019), police responded to reports of a burglary at the zoo, located on O’Hanlon Place, Nicholls. The premises appears to have been illegally accessed sometime after 7pm yesterday.

A number of items were stolen from the zoo, including two large Pythons, and a juvenile fresh water crocodile.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious near the zoo, or who may have dash cam footage of the zoo or surrounding area, between 7pm Thursday, 18 July and 8.30am Friday, 19 July 2019.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6418811. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

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