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In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Man to face court on aggravated robbery charge

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A 24-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday 29 June 2019) on an aggravated robbery charge.
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Man to face court on grievous bodily harm charge

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A 29-year-old Bonython man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on a grievous bodily harm charge.
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Call for witnesses following two child approaches

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses following two alleged child approaches.
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UPDATE Police release CCTV footage to identify second offender in Civic assault

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On Thursday we sought the public’s assistance to identify a second offender involved in an alleged assault outside Cube Nightclub in Civic on 23 June. A man has been arrested and charged, and will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date.
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Police call for witnesses to light rail assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault onboard a Canberra Light Rail vehicle on Friday, 21 June 2019.
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Man charged with affray

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ACT Policing has charged a 24-year-old Conder man with affray following an assault outside the Cube night club early on Sunday morning (23 June 2019).
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Single vehicle collision results in third fatality on ACT roads in 2019

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ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle collision in Page overnight.
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UPDATE Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage to Fyshwick aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is renewing its call for dash-cam or CCTV footage in relation to an aggravated robbery in Fyshwick on Monday, 24 June 2019. 
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Witnesses sought to multiple vehicle break ins

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to multiple vehicle break-ins in Canberra’s South over the past two weeks.
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Multiple overnight burglaries being investigated

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ACT Policing is investigating multiple overnight burglaries at businesses in Gungahlin and Belconnen.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing person Michael Gerstenmeier FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Michael has been found safe and well. 
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P plate driver caught travelling over 150kmph

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An 18-year-old driver has been fined almost $2,000 after being caught driving over 150Km/h in Mitchell earlier today.
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Witnesses sought to overnight ram raids

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage following two ram-raids that occurred overnight in Ngunnawal and Charnwood.
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Police wish to speak to witnesses from 2010 robberies

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ACT Policing is taking an unusual step in seeking to identify and speak with witnesses from two 2010 robberies.
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UPDATE Police seek witnesses to roadside assault in Narrabundah

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Yesterday we sought the public’s assistance regarding an alleged roadside assault in Narrabundah on 18 June. A person is currently assisting police with enquiries and investigations are ongoing. Thank you Canberra!
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