UPDATE Police seek to identify witness to bottle shop robbery IDENTIFIED

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Updated at 5pm Thursday, 13 June 2024 - Thank you Canberra. The man we were seeking has come forward and is assisting police with the investigation.


ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man who witnessed a Bonner bottle shop robbery earlier this year.  

About 7.00pm on Friday, 12 April 2024, three boys ran into the BWS bottle shop on Mabo Boulevard, Bonner before allegedly stealing a large quantity of alcohol.    

Police understand the man attempted to prevent one of the boys leaving the shop, resulting in a short struggle.   

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a medium build, brown hair, and a beard. He was wearing a green t-shirt, black pants, and thongs at the time of the incident.  

Police would like to speak to the man regarding the incident, or anyone who can identify the man, noting he is not a suspect and is not in any trouble.    

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contract Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 7724057. Information can be provided anonymously.     



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

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