Police seek to identify witnesses to 2023 Woden Westfield assault

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify two witnesses to an alleged assault at Westfield Woden in September 2023.    

About 7.15pm on Sunday, 17 September 2023, police allege two boys assaulted another boy in the shopping centre. This assault was allegedly filmed on a mobile phone by a girl.    

Three youths have been charged in relation to this incident.    

Police would like to speak to two other girls who were present around the time of the assault who may be able to identify the alleged offenders.    

One girl is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a medium build, and blonde and purple hair. She was wearing a black top, blue jeans, white sneakers, and a black cap at the time of the alleged assault. It is understood she provided first aid to the victim following the alleged assault.    

The other girl is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a medium build, and dark hair. She was wearing a black top, grey zip-through jumper, black pants, and black and white shoes at the time of the incident.    

Police are urging both of these girls to make contact as they may have information that could assist the investigation. We would like to stress that neither of these girls are in any trouble in relation to the alleged assault.    

There were also a number of people – adults and juveniles – present at the location following the alleged assault. Any of these people who have not yet spoken to police are also urged to come forward.    

Anyone with information that could assist police should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 7540606. Information can be provided anonymously. 



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

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