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Police investigate two robberies in Hobart


Hobart CIB is investigating two robberies of Woolworths stores in Hobart earlier this evening.


The incidents occurred at Woolworths stores in Argyle Street and Campbell Street Hobart, between 5:00pm and 5.45pm this evening. Both incidents are believed to be linked, with the suspect also believed to have stolen property from Woolworths Sandy Bay earlier in the evening.


Police allege that a man in his 20s entered each store, stole a number of grocery items, and became aggressive towards staff.


The male suspect is described as:

  • Mid 20s
  • Pale complexion with dark hair
  • Wearing red top, black tracksuit pants with white stripes down the side, white shoes and a black cap.


The suspect is believed to have been travelling in a blue Hyundai Excel registration number E67XI, and was in company of a female.


No one was injured and no weapon was used during the incidents, and police are treating the matters as isolated.


Anyone who may have witnessed the incidents, suspect or vehicle in the Hobart area is encouraged to contact Hobart Police on 131444 or report to Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au.


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