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Update: Police locate those involved in Casey assault incident; victim safe

UPDATE 2, Thursday 3 June: The persons involved in the incident on Tuesday 1 June on Horse Park Drive, Casey have been identified and located by police on 2 June. The victim is safe and well and support services have been offered to her. At this time no charges have been laid and enquiries are continuing. 

UPDATE Wednesday 2 June: ACT Policing recovered the stolen silver Toyota Kluger SUV in Moncrieff last night. Enquiries are continuing in relation to the occupants and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6813259. Information can be provided anonymously.

Tuesday 1 June: ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver Toyota Kluger SUV following an alleged assault and possible abduction of a woman by a man in Casey earlier today, Tuesday 1 June.

About 1.20pm today, a man wearing a blue cap was seen to grab and assault a woman while on Horse Park Drive, Casey. Witnesses described the man punching the woman a number of times before forcing her into a silver Toyota Kluger SUV with ACT registration YMH11M.

The Kluger (which was reported stolen yesterday) left the scene at speed. It has since been seen around the City and Braddon area.

Police are seeking to locate the Toyota Kluger and is asking anyone with information about its location to come forward. The public is asked not to approach the vehicle or any occupants.

Police are also seeking any witnesses or dash-cam footage of the alleged assault and possible abduction incident from earlier today on Horse Park Drive.

Anyone who has information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6813259. Information can be provided anonymously.

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