Media releases

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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Incident at The Canberra Hospital

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About 3.30pm today (Wednesday, 20 March 2019), ACT Policing officers responded to a call for assistance at The Canberra Hospita
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Pedestrian safety 101

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ACT Policing’s recent high visibility patrols at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Alinga Street in the City have shown too many people are still risking running a red light.
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Police seek identity of offenders from aggravated burglary in Gordon

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ACT Policing is seeking CCTV and dash cam footage following an aggravated burglary in Gordon earlier today (Tuesday, 19 March 2019). 
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Police seek witnesses to indecent act

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an indecent act that occurred in Turner Sunday morning (17 March 2019).
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Teen charged with attempted murder

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A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder and a number of other serious charges following an incident in Palmers
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Enhanced equipment rolled out to police

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ACT Policing officers will be carrying upgraded conducted energy weapons (CEWs) linked to new body worn cameras (BWCs) from this week.
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UPDATE: Have you seen Susannah Brown - Found

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UPDATE: Susannah has been found safe and well. Thank you Canberra for your assistance. 
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Police seek witnesses to serious assault in Palmerston

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Police are seeking witnesses to a serious assault that occurred in Palmerston overnight.
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Fourth man charged with murder of Eden Waugh

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A 23-year-old New South Wales man has been extradited to the ACT to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 16 March 2019) charged with the murder of 37-year-old Eden Waugh in 2016.
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Police seek to identify two people involved in alleged Civic assault

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify two people involved in an alleged assault that took place near Garema Place in the early hours of Sunday, 17 February 2019.
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Speeding drink driver four times the limit

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A 44-year-old man from Jerrabomberra, NSW has been charged with high-range drink-driving, after he was stopped by ACT Policing officers on Tuesday afternoon (12 March 2019).
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Man charged following Gungahlin death

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A 30-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 13 March 2019) charged with murder.
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Police investigate shooting in Richardson

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ACT Policing is investigating a shooting overnight (Monday, 11 March 2019) where one person suffered a gunshot wound.
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Police investigate a Gungahlin death

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ACT Policing is investigating the suspicious death of a 56-year-old man overnight (Monday 11 March 2019).
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UPDATE AMBER ALERT FOUND

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Great news Canberra! The four children have been located safe and well. Thank you to everyone for your assistance. A man is assisting police with their enquiries.
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