Witnesses sought to attempted robbery at Belconnen fast food outlet

Seeking witnesses

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery at a Belconnen fast food restaurant on Saturday, 31 December 2022.  

About 10.40pm, a man allegedly armed with a meat cleaver entered the Hungry Jacks restaurant on Emu Bank and demanded money.  

A short time later, the man fled the scene on foot empty handed. No one was injured during the incident.  

The man was subsequently arrested about 10.30pm on Sunday, 1 January 2023, and is expected to face court today (Monday, 2 January 2023).  

Police have already spoken to a number of witnesses, however would still like to speak to anyone else who witnessed the incident who has not yet spoken to police.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or on the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 7312482.    

Media enquiries 

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

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