Crime Stoppers

Stealing with Violence - Alice Springs

Wednesday 02-Sep-2015 09:21

Alice Spring Police are investigating a stealing with violence incident that occurred in Gillen last night.

Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Dash said a 36-year-old man was riding home on his bicycle when he was approached by two unknown men at the intersection of Pedler Avenue and Lewis Street at around 9:00pm.

“Police allege one of the offenders struck the victim to the face and stole his backpack, which contained camera equipment, before both men fled on foot.

“The first offender is described as being of Maori or Pacific Islander appearance, approximately 175cm tall, solid build and short hair. He was wearing a red rugby jumper with short sleeves, shorts and thongs.

“The second offender is described as being 175cm tall, skinny build and was wearing a dark t-shirt and a baseball cap.

“Police urge anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone with any further information in relation to this incident to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.”