Around 9pm on Saturday 11 January 2020, a wallet was stolen from a table at a premises on Stirling Street Perth. The owner of the wallet saw that his wallet was gone and also saw a male walking out onto the street. The victim and a friend followed the male and approached him in relation to his wallet. The victim and male pushed and shoved each other before the male produced a bladed weapon before leaving the area.
The male was last seen in the vicinity of the Perth Cultural Centre on James Street.
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: Light brown skinned, around 25 years of age, thin build and dark facial hair. He was wearing a baseball cap, red coloured t-shirt, long brown pants and carrying a backpack.
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 www.crimestopperswa.com.au. You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9505.