Pearce supermarket robbed at gunpoint

A MAN allegedly robbed a Pearce supermarket at gunpoint today. 

Around 12pm, the man entered the Foodworks Supermarket and threatened a staff member with what is believed to be a firearm.

The staff member complied, handing over a sum of cash before the man fled the store.

The offender is described as dark skinned, aged mid 20’s, around 6’1″ (185cm) tall with dark hair. He was wearing beige shorts, black thongs, grey t-shirt and a dark hoodie.

Police are urging anyone who may have information relating to the robbery to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on Information can be provided anonymously.

ACT Policing currently has a campaign to remove illicit firearms off our streets. During this campaign anyone who can provide information that leads to the recovery of an illicit firearm or results in the successful prosecution of the offenders may be eligible for a $5000 reward. Rewards of up to $5,000 as part of this initiative are only eligible until 31 January 2014.




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