Arrest made over Kaleen aggravated robbery
Release Date: Thursday, September 13 2012, 05:30 PM
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 23-year-old Reid man for the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 8.30am today (September 13), police executed a search warrant at an apartment complex in Reid, following information submitted by an anonymous member of the community via Crime Stoppers.
During the warrant, police seized clothing and a mobile telephone.
Detective Superintendent Brett McCann from Criminal Investigations said this was a great result and demonstrated that even the smallest amount of information from the public can assist in an investigation.
“The importance of Crime Stoppers is again highlighted after an anonymous tip-off from a member of the community assisted police in making this arrest.
“We sought the community’s assistance in solving this crime, and a number of reports were received via Crime Stoppers, so we would like to thank the community for its help,” Detective Superintendent McCann said.
At the completion of the warrant, the 23-year-old was conveyed to the ACT Watch House. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with aggravated robbery.