Oct 17 2019

14 year old Canberra girl accused of kidnapping

14 year old Canberra girl accused of kidnapping

A 14-year-old girl will face the ACT Children’s Court today after being charged with forcible confinement.

Police were called to a home in Lyneham on Tuesday night following reports of a kidnapping, with witnesses saying the victim had been assaulted by a group of people.

The alleged offenders were identified and arrested a short time later, while...

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Oct 15 2019

Police seek witnesses to Wanniassa robbery

Police seek witnesses to Wanniassa robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Wanniassa last week.

Three young males allegedly approached a man at the Wanniassa shops at around 9.15pm on Wednesday night -- threatening him with a knife and demanding he hand over his bag and jewellery.

The man was able to run from the scene.

All three offenders are described as being in...

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Oct 10 2019

Canberra man accused of procuring child for sex

Canberra man accused of procuring child for sex

A Canberra man will face the ACT Magistrates court this morning after allegedly trying to procure a child for sex in Thailand.

The 29 year old from Farrer is accused of using online apps to plan the child exploitation and has been charged with two counts of preparing to engage in sexual intercourse with a child outside Australia.

ACT Policing’s S...

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Oct 04 2019

Man arrested following stand off

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A 35-year-old Franklin man has been arrested, ending a stand off last night that lasted for several hours.

Officers arrived at around 6pm last night following reports of a stand off.

Police observed extensive damage to the house and when they approached the property, the man threatened to burn it down.

Negotiations commenced, it's alleged the man lit...

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