Witnesses sought to Curtin bag snatch

Witnesses sought

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and video of a robbery in Curtin yesterday morning (Tuesday, 17 December, 2019).

About 7.50am a woman returning to her parked car in Curtin Place from the shops was approached by a man who snatched her handbag before running off over Strangways Street, possibly towards Nelson Place.

The man is described as of thin build. He was wearing a black hoodie, a bandana covering the lower half of his face, dark coloured jeans, and trainers.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has phone, dash-cam or CCTV footage filmed in the area between 7.20 and 8.20am on Tuesday 17 December, 2019 to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website

Please quote reference 6474072. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

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