Police investigate overnight aggravated burglaries

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ACT Policing is investigating two aggravated burglaries that occurred in Belconnen and Fyshwick this morning (Wednesday, 31 July 2019).

About 1am, police believe a business at Oatley Court in Belconnen was rammed by a vehicle. The premises was damaged and an amount of property was stolen.

About 2:30am, a business on Newcastle Street in Fyshwick was also rammed by a white van with a red logo across the middle. The premises was damaged and an amount of property was stolen.

The offenders in the Fyshwick ram raid are described as:

  • male, wearing an orange fluro jumper with a black hood, orange gloves and light coloured shoes; and
  • male, wearing a black hooded jacket and light tan trousers.

Police are also investigating a car fire in Deakin this morning and believe the incidents are linked.

Anyone with any information about these incidents, or who may have dash-cam or CCTV footage in the area around the time of the incidents, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6422942 or 6422956. Information can be provided anonymously.

Police also urge Canberra business owners to review their CCTV footage and report any suspicious behaviour to police.

Media enquiries

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