Video / Burns Club robbed at knifepoint

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ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery at the Burns Club in Kambah on Friday night (27 May, 2016).

About 11.55pm, a man entered the club on Kett Street, jumped the reception counter and entered the connecting bar.

Armed with a kitchen knife, he demanded the manager hand over money from the registers before fleeing the area on foot with the cash.

The man is described as 5’10” (178cm tall), medium build, wearing black pants, a black jumper, black shoes and white and black gloves. His face was completely covered with black lycra material.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information that could assist, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 5966099. Information can be provided anonymously.

Police remind people they should not report crime via Facebook and Twitter pages.

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