Regional Investigations Unit detectives are seeking information regarding an attempted armed robbery incident at a supermarket in East Perth on Saturday 20 July 2019.


About 11:30pm a man entered the supermarket on Adelaide Terrace and approached the counter. He threatened a staff member with a knife and demanded cash. The staff member refused to hand over any cash and the offender left the store empty-handed.


A short time later a man matching the description of this offender approached a group of women at Elizabeth Quay and demanded money. He was armed with a knife at the time, and the women, fearing for their safety, provided the man with a small amount of money.


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


The man is described as fair skinned, aged in his 30’s or 40’s, and was wearing a grey hooded jumper and dark sunglasses.


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

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