Police investigate series of aggravated burglaries

Under investigation

ACT Policing is investigating a series of aggravated burglaries in Garran, Hughes and Fyshwick earlier today (Monday, 13 April 2020).

About 5.10am, police responded to reports of a business at the Garran Shops being rammed by a vehicle. The premises was damaged and an amount of property was stolen.

About 5.20am, police also responded to reports of a business at the Hughes Shops being rammed by a vehicle. This premises was also damaged and an amount of property was stolen.

Then, about 6.10am, police responded to reports of further aggravated burglaries at businesses in Fyshwick – two on Pirie Street, and one on Isa Street. A vehicle appears to have been used to gain access to the two businesses on Pirie Street. It is unclear at this stage what was stolen during these incidents.

Police believe the incidents are linked.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspicious in these locations, or who has dash-cam or CCTV footage of these areas around the time of the incidents is urge to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

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