Crimestoppers: Witnesses sought after Reid assault and robbery – Reid (29 August 2009)

Crimestoppers logoACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a weekend assault and robbery involving multiple offenders and victims that occurred near the Allawah Flats in Reid on Saturday night (29 August).

About midnight, a group of seven people were approached by another group whilst walking toward the city along Ainslie Avenue. One member of the offending group, totalling between five and nine people, then punched one of the victims, knocking him to the ground.

A struggle has then ensued between the two parties, with the victims being pushed and shoved and one hit on the head with a baseball bat. A number of their personal belongings were also stolen, including mobile phones and cash.

The offending group, made up of both males and females all of Aboriginal appearance, was last seen running towards Allawah Flats however an extensive search of the area failed to locate them.

Anybody with any information about this crime or any other crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Report Crime Online.

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