Police seek witnesses to attempted aggravated robbery near Phillip Oval

Seeking witnesses

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses, dash-cam and CCTV footage following an attempted aggravated robbery in Phillip yesterday, (Sunday, 12 December 2021). 

About 10.20am, near the rear carpark at Phillip Oval off Irving Street, two men tried to car-jack a vehicle from a female motorist.

Prior to the incident the offenders were seen playing with and revving a chainsaw at the rear of a white coloured vehicle which had its boot open.

One of the men then approached the female in her car and demanded she get out of it. He got in, however he was unable to operate the car.

A short time later the two males fled in the other white vehicle.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage from around the time of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6491633. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.a

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