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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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Police seek motivated individuals for recruitment

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ACT Policing is looking for people who have the skills and qualities to be community policing officers as part of the AFP’s ‘Unique Opportunities Remarkable Careers’ recruitment campaign which launched today (Thursday, 24 January 2019).
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Man to face court charged with grooming offence

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A 41-year-old Evatt man was arrested and charged by the ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team and will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 24 January 2019).
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Road safety this Australia Day weekend is every driver’s responsibility

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ACT Policing Traffic Operations is reminding drivers that double demerits for the Australia Day long weekend will be in place from Friday 25 January to Monday 28 January inclusive.
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Police seek information on Inner North car fires

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ACT Policing was called to a unit carpark in O’Connor about 3am this morning (Tuesday, 22 January 2019) after reports of three
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Information sought over school vandalism

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ACT Policing is calling for information from the public following recent vandalism at schools across Canberra. 
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Road rage incident sparks call for witnesses

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an alleged road rage incident on William Hovell Drive, Belconnen on Monday, 7 January 2019.
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Police seek public assistance after near-miss

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance to locate a driver after a near-miss in Canberra this afternoon (Friday, 18 January 2019).
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Help prevent burglaries and vehicle related crime

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ACT Policing would like to remind the community about the importance of remaining vigilant about suspicious activity in their suburb after an increase in burglaries and stolen motor vehicles in Gungahlin during December 2018.
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Police investigate suspicious Tuggeranong house fire

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ACT Policing has commenced an investigation after a house in Tuggeranong was extensively damaged by fire this morning.
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Coombs woman to face court following motor vehicle thefts

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ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Coombs woman following a series of motor vehicle thefts from July 2018 to early January 2019.
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Police appeal to author to come forward

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An unexplained note in a copy of a magazine has sparked fresh calls for information about missing Canberra teenager Megan Mulquiney.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Rivett

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Rivett last night (Tuesday, 15 January 2019).
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Police seek persons responsible for improvised weapon assault

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ACT Policing is calling for the persons responsible for an assault with an improvised weapon at roadworks on Coppins Crossing Road to come forward.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing person Daniel Watson FOUND

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Great news Canberra - Daniel has been found safe and well. 
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UPDATE Have you seen Kathryn Mold FOUND

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UPDATE Thanks Canberra! Kathryn has been located safe and well.
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