Media releases

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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Witnesses sought to collision on Horse Park Drive

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between a motorbike and a car that occurred yesterday afternoon on Horse Park Drive in Amaroo.
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Man police sought community help to identify charged

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Last week, ACT Policing sought public assistance to identify an offender who was believed to be responsible for multiple crimes across the ACT. Yesterday (Friday, 21 July 2023), he was arrested and charged with 14 offences.
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UPDATE Do you recognise this man IDENTIFIED

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UPDATE: Last week, ACT Policing sought the public's assistance to identify a man in relation to the alleged assault of a child in Gungahlin.  
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Man to face court over Mawson aggravated robbery

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A 28-year-old Kambah man who was on parole will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 21 July 2023) in relation to an aggravated robbery in Mawson.
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Duo to face court for multiple thefts and assault

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ACT Policing has arrested two men after they allegedly drove a stolen car, committed multiple bag snatches, and assaulted two women yesterday (Thursday, 20 July 2023).    
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Police rescue malnourished animals

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ACT Policing rescued two mistreated animals from a residence in Lyons yesterday (Wednesday, 19 July 2023).
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Man to face court charged with intentionally inflict grievous bodily harm

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An 18-year-old Reid man who was recently released from youth detention will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday, 18 July 2023) charged in relation to a serious assault with a knife.  
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Police seeking witnesses to Northbourne Ave collision

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ACT Policing is calling for dashcam footage and witnesses to a collision between a car and a cyclist about 9am on Thursday (13 July 2023).  
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Three intoxicated drivers detected in four incidents

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ACT Policing stopped three intoxicated drivers in four separate incidents in little more than two hours early this morning (Saturday, 15 July 2023). 
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Assistance sought to identify offender

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance to identify an offender believed to be responsible for multiple crimes across the ACT in recent weeks.
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Man charged with historical child sex offences

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ACT Policing Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team (SACAT) Detectives have arrested a 68-year-old man following an investigation into his alleged persistent sexual abuse of a 16‑year‑old boy in the 1980s.
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Two more licences suspended overnight

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Two drivers have lost their licences overnight under new legislation targeting high range speeding on ACT roads. 
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Footage sought of hit and run vehicle

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage of a 2007 red Audi A4 with ACT registration YOF22T, involved in an alleged hit and run incident on Monday afternoon (10 July 2023).
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School holiday speeders caught

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Local drivers are being reminded to keep to the speed limit following highway speed enforcement activity in recent days.   
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Police seeking vehicle driven at officer

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UPDATE: The red Audi A4 was located in Cook last night (Monday, 10 July 2023). Enquiries into the driver and passenger are ongoing.
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