Crimestoppers: Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery at motel – O'Connor (8 July 2009)

Crimestoppers logoACT Policing is seeking witnesses who may be able to help identify offenders involved in an aggravated robbery at the Canberra Motor Village in O’Connor Wednesday, July 8, 2009.

Around 9.22pm on the 8th July 2009, three male offenders entered the front reception office of the premises on Kunzea Street in O’Connor. There were two staff members, a male and a female, working in the office at the time of the offence.

All three males were dressed in black clothing with beanies and hoods, and with bandannas and scarves across their faces.

One of the offenders was armed with a machete-type weapon and another with a short ceremonial-type sword.

A sum of money was stolen from the safe and the cash register before the offenders left on foot in the direction of Kunzea Street.

Police believe a vehicle may have been located nearby and was used by the offenders. Police would urge anyone who witnessed suspicious males in the area on foot or getting into vehicle, or with any other information which could assist the investigation to call Crime Stoppers

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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