Witnesses sought to Weston assault

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Weston on Thursday afternoon (7 October 2021).

About 5pm, two young men at the barbecue area adjacent to the skate park were approached by two other young men. An altercation followed, and one of the offenders brandished a knife.

The first offender is described as being of slim build, about 170cm (5’7”) tall and with an olive complexion.

The second offender is described as being about 180cm (5’11”) tall, of Caucasian appearance and with blond hair.

The two young men left the scene in a white car, possibly a Mitsubishi Lancer.

Police believe several people captured the incident on camera and are seeking any footage or photographs taken in the vicinity of the Weston Skate Park between 5pm and 5.30pm.

Additionally, anyone who witnessed the assault who has not yet spoken to police is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information that may assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 6926602 Information can be provided anonymously. 

Media enquiries

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

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