Crime scene established following an aggravated robbery in Gungahlin

About 4.45am this morning (Monday 5 March 2018) members of Gungahlin patrol responded to a report of an aggravated robbery in progress at Marketplace Gungahlin.

Upon police arrival, two men attempting to flee the scene were apprehended by police.

During the apprehension, one of the men assaulted a police officer, causing him to be transported to hospital for treatment.

Detective Acting Superintendent, Adrian Craft said anyone who assaults our police officers who protect our community will be charged and will face the ACT Magistrates Court.

A crime scene has been established at Marketplace Gungahlin as investigations continue.

The 33-year-old Monash man who assaulted the police officer is likely to face court in the near future charged with assault and property offences.

It is likely the Marketplace Gungahlin and surrounding area will experience some disruption to pedestrian and vehicular traffic this morning.

ACT Policing would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation while the crime scene is being processed.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or may have any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 6240831. Information can be provided anonymously.

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