Witnesses sought; Hawker aggravated robbery

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Liquor Legends bottle shop on Belconnen Way, Hawker.

On Tuesday (17 June) evening around 8.40pm a male offender armed with a hammer entered the bottle shop and used the tool to smash two holes in the front glass panel of the premises. He then demanded cash from an employee, who complied with the demand.

The offender then fled the scene, running in a westerly direction along Belconnen Way.

The offender is described as wearing blue jeans, a black hooded jumper, white ski goggles and a balaclava. He is approximately 6’2” (188 cm) tall, with a solid build and is described as having an Australian accent.

Anyone who may have seen the offender in the area at the time of the incident, or is able to assist police with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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