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POLICE were on patrol in Curtin on Saturday (December 3) night when they stumbled across a man with a covered face, wearing dark clothing and carrying a knife.
ACT police were driving down Theodore Street at around 9pm when they noticed the man leave a car opposite the Statesman Hotel.
When the male noticed the police lights he got back into the car where there was a driver who sped off towards Hughes.
The man is described as tall, slim build, approximately 180cm and was wearing dark clothing and a balaclava.
The driver was wearing a dark hooded jumper and his face was covered with a black cloth.
The vehicle is described as a white 4WD dual cab vehicle.
Contact via 1800 333000, or act.crimestoppers.com.au using reference number 6042187.