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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Women to face court for aggravated robberies

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Two women (18 and 37-years-old) will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 26 July 2019) charged with robbery offences.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Acton

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the ANU campus in Acton on Tuesday night (23 July 2019).
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Police seek witnesses to suspicious fire in Griffith

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ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Griffith on Monday night (22 July, 2019).
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Woman to face court for arson

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A 47-year-old woman was extradited from New South Wales to the ACT today (Tuesday, 23 July 2019) and will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with arson.
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Remove valuables and secure your vehicle

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ACT Policing is reminding motorists to remove valuables and secure their vehicles following a number of vehicle break-ins and thefts.
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated burglary in Denman Prospect

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, and information including dash-cam or CCTV footage of an aggravated burglary at the Denman Prospect shops early this morning (21 July 2019).
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Police seeking information on intruders in Banks

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to, or information about, a burglary in Banks early on Saturday morning (20 July 2019).
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Police appeal for public information following reptile zoo burglary

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ACT Policing is calling on information from the public following a burglary at the Canberra Reptile Zoo. 
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Man to face court over act endangering the life of 11 month old child

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A 32-year-old Holt man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged over an act endangering the life of an 11-month-old child.
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UPDATE - Police seek to confirm safety of woman last seen in Red Hill - FOUND

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Thanks for your help, Canberra, this woman has been located and is safe and well.
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Police seek public information over vandalism incidents

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ACT Policing is calling on information from the public regarding a concerning number of vandalism incidents across the ACT in recent weeks.
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Man to face court following Florey home invasion

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A 31-year-old man from Eden, New South Wales will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on aggravated robbery and firearms charges following a home invasion at a residence in Florey.
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Man extradited from NSW to face attempted murder charge

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ACT Policing detectives have extradited a 52-year-old man from a NSW correctional facility to face the ACT Magistrates Court on charges of attempted murder and aggravated robbery.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing man Anthony Florentine FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Anthony has been found safe and well. 
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Police warn thieves risk death when stealing live powerlines

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ACT Policing is warning would-be thieves they are risking their lives and the safety of the community by cutting live powerlines.
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