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In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Man to face court on seven counts of sexual intercourse with a minor

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ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Franklin man over an alleged sexual relationship with a person under the age of 16 years of age.
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18-year-old man arrested for aggravated robbery in Ngunnawal

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ACT Policing responded to reports of an aggravated robbery at the IGA Supermarket located on Riley Close in Ngunnawal, yesterday (Monday, 13 June).
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36th Anniversary – Elizabeth Herfort disappearance

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Today (Monday, June 13) marks 36 years since Elizabeth Herfort went missing, yet despite the years that have passed, police and family members remain hopeful that someone will come forward with information that will lead to this case being resolved.
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Witnesses sought to Wanniassa robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Coles Supermarket in Wanniassa last night (11 June, 2016).
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Witnesses sought to Burns Club robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Burns Club in Kambah early this morning (11 June, 2016).
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Man caught more than 45km/h over the speed limit

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ACT Policing continues to urge motorists to drive safely or face harsh consequences after a 26-year-old Bonner man was caught speeding more than 45km/h over the speed limit yesterday (Friday, June 10).
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UPDATE: Witnesses sought to two aggravated robberies

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UPDATE: About 4.45am yesterday (Thursday, 9 June), police responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Carver Lane, Gungahlin. Police have confirmed that this vehicle is the white Audi Q5 station wagon stolen from the Canberra Theatre carpark.
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Double demerits this long weekend

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ACT Policing is urging motorists to drive safely over the 2016 Queen’s Birthday long weekend and warns that the Traffic Operati
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Search warrant uncovers stolen firearms

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A Canberra man and his partner were arrested and charged with receiving stolen property following a search warrant executed by
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Disqualified driver caught drink and drug driving

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ACT Policing arrested a 43-year-old Evatt woman for drink driving in Evatt yesterday (Wednesday 8 June).
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Police seek assistance to locate missing teen

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UPDATE: Brionee has been located safe and well. 
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Witnesses sought to two aggravated robberies

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About 4.45am yesterday (Thursday, 9 June), police responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Carver Lane, Gungahlin. Police have confirmed that this vehicle is the white Audi Q5 station wagon stolen from the Canberra Theatre carpark
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Police investigate aggravated robbery in Aranda

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred on William Hovell Drive, A
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Man dies; caught in flood waters

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ACT Policing is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident at Cotter Road, Coree in which a 37-year-old Kambah man
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Reckless comments cause serious alarm

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ACT Policing responded to two separate incidents at GIO Stadium Canberra last night (Friday, 3 June 2016) where persons made fa
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