Thefts linked to aggravated robbery
Release Date: Monday, April 23 2012, 01:15 PM
ACT Policing has received information the man responsible for the aggravated robbery at the Southern Cross Club in Macquarie (Thursday, March 29) was also involved in thefts at three Canberra clubs.
The thefts occurred at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Phillip, the Mawson Club and the Ainslie Football Club at different times over the last month.
Around 3am Monday, March 5 a man entered the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Phillip. He climbed over the glass barrier and removed a large sum of money from the till.
On Friday, March 30 police were called to the report of a theft at the Mawson Club where the offender stole a small amount of cash from the till.
Around 2.10am on Wednesday, April 4 police attended the Ainslie Football Club in response to a robbery where a man entered the cash box and took a large sum of cash.
The man is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, 5’9 (175cm) tall, slim build.
Police are urging anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV image to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.