POLICE are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Holt on Saturday afternoon where a man threatened a woman at knifepoint.
Around 5pm, the man approached the woman from behind at Hardwick Crescent, threatening her with a knife before taking her keys.
The offender unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry to the victim’s car before fleeing by foot, chased by a number of witnesses who were in the area at the time. The chase ended shortly after.
Further investigations located two vehicles nearby with damage to the side windows. Police believe these vehicles are linked to the aggravated robbery.
The offender is described as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in appearance, short dark hair and approximately 6’3 (190cm) tall. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, green shirt and shorts.
ACT Policing are urging any witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or viawww.act.crimestoppers.com.au Information can be provided anonymously.