Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery at Tuggeranong Hyperdome

Witnesses sought

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Michael Hill Jewellers store in the Tuggeranong Hyperdome on Wednesday (April 19).

Around 12.10pm a man armed with a large hammer entered the store and smashed one of the glass display cases grabbing two gold chains. The man then fled the store where a number of bystanders attempted to apprehend the offender.

On fleeing the store the man dropped both gold chains, which were later returned to the store by a member of the public.   

The man fled the Tuggeranong Hyperdome and police are now seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the offender. In particular, police would like to speak to those bystanders who attempted to apprehend the offender. No one was injured during the robbery.

The man was wearing grey track suit pants, black hooded jumper, sunglasses and gloves.

Police have released CCTV of the incident and are urging anyone who may recognise the offender or may have information that could assist the police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6095549. Information can be provided anonymously.

 

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