Belmont Police are seeking assistance with an aggravated robbery that occurred on McGlinn Way Cloverdale on Saturday 14 September 2019.


Between 10:30pm and 11pm the victim, a 17-year-old girl, was approached by a woman who assaulted her by hitting her to the back of her head. The victim fell to the ground, dropping her mobile phone. A man standing near her picked up the phone and placed it inside his backpack.

The victim approached the male and asked for her phone back. The male refused. The victim grabbed her phone from the male and ran away. She was chased by the male and was brought to the ground and the phone was taken from her grasp. The male got on a route 935 bus and left the area.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they believe can assist with their investigation.


The man is described as: Dark skinned with short dark curly hair, around 170cm tall. He was wearing a black hooded top, a backpack with black and white patterns and black pants.


The woman is described as: Dark skinned, long dark hair, around 165cm tall and a medium build. She was wearing a white jumper.


Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.


If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9397.

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