Progress on Kambah Woolies robbery, but police want more help

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ACT Policing has thanked the public for their assistance in identifying the two people linked to a stolen motor vehicle used in an aggravated robbery in Kambah on 25 June.

Through information provided from the public those two people have spoken to investigating officers and are assisting police with their investigations.

However, police would like to speak to a person who provided information to Crime Stoppers at 11.30am on Friday, 17 July in relation to the Kambah robbery.

That person provided a nickname of one of the offenders involved in the Kambah robbery.

Police are urging that person or anyone who has information relating to this crime to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously. Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

Kambah aggravated robbery background:

Around 9pm on Thursday 25 June, 2015 two men armed with firearms entered Woolworths on Marconi Crescent, Kambah. The men approached staff members making demands for cash.

The staff members complied and the two men fled the store running to a small white car being driven by a third man.

At the time of the incident, both offenders were wearing orange and black high visibility ‘hoodie’ jumpers, dark coloured pants and dark coloured face coverings.

burnt out suby
Burnt out Subaru

Around 9.30pm, officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire in a small reserve located at the intersection Lambrigg Street and Hawkesbury Crescent Farrer. Further investigations have identified the car as the one used in the robbery.

Whilst the vehicle was significantly damaged during the fire, police have identified it as a white Subaru Impreza hatch with distinctive black wheels which was stolen from the driveway of a home in Monash a week earlier, between 18 and 19 June.

In addition, Police would like to request the assistance from any member of the public who saw this vehicle in the vicinity of the Kambah Shopping Centre (Marconi Crescent, Kambah) or the area of Lambrigg Street and Hawkesbury Crescent, Monash between the hours of 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Thursday 25 June 2015.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area of the aggravated robbery on Marconi Crescent, Kambah, or the in the area of the car fire at the corner of Lambrigg Street and Hawkesbury Crescent, Farrer, between 8pm and 10pm on Thursday 25 June 2015.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au and quote reference number 5828185. Information can be provided anonymously.

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