Two men charged following violent assault in Reid

Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly assaulting another man at an apartment block in Reid earlier in the week.

About 9.30pm on Wednesday (19 June 2024), the victim attended a residence in Reid where he was attacked by two men.

The man managed to flee and his housemate called police to report the assault.

Police and ACT Ambulance Service paramedics attended the scene before the man was transported to hospital with significant injuries.

About 5am this morning (Friday, 21 June 2024), police executed a search warrant at the residence where the victim was assaulted and arrested a 51-year-old man.

About 8.30am, a 45-year-old man was arrested after he attended the same residence.

Both men were charged with joint commission aggravated robbery and joint commission intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm.

Investigations into the identity of the second man are ongoing and police are urging anyone with any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 7778809. Information can be provided anonymously.



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