Video / Mawson Club robbery. Recognise this bruiser?

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ACT Policing is renewing its appeal for witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Mawson Club on Monday, 8 August 2016.

ACT Policing’s investigations are ongoing with police releasing CCTV footage of the robbery and urge anyone who may be able to identify the offender to come forward.

About 4am, a man entered the Mawson Club on Heard Street and proceeded through the building threatening two staff members with a weapon, demanding cash. Staff complied with the man’s request and the offender then fled on foot through the rear of the building and through a carpark.

ACT Policing attended and members of the Australian Federal Police Forensic Services examined the scene.

The offender was described as being a man of solid build, about 186cm (6’1”) tall with an Australian accent. He was wearing a black balaclava, all black clothing and black shoes.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 5996492. Information can be provided anonymously.

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