Cannington attempted armed robbery

Cannington Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to an attempted armed robbery that occurred about 9.20pm on Sunday, 25 July 2021.

A man believed to be in his 20s and wearing a red hoodie was walking on Cecil Avenue (near Sevenoaks St) causing a blue Toyota Yaris hatchback to stop. The man approached the vehicle and hit the windscreen with what is believed to have been a firearm.

The female driver of the Yaris was able to drive away from the man.

Investigators urge anyone who saw, or has dash-cam vision of the incident to come forward. Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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