Around 12.15pm on Tuesday 13 October 2020, a woman pushing a shopping trolley with a very young child inside entered a liquor store on Great Eastern Highway Midland. A store room door was left open which is for staff members only.


The woman asked a staff member for an item from the cool room. The staff member entered the cool room as the woman left her trolley with the very young child inside and entered the store room, grabbing the handbag and returning to her trolley. She placed the handbag under her shopping inside the trolley as the staff member returned with the item. The requested item was paid for and the woman left the store.


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


The woman is described as: 25-30 years of age, solid build with light brown hair parted in the middle. She was wearing a maroon top under a black ‘Adidas’ jacket.


If you have any information about the identity of this woman 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 9822.

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