Around 5pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020, a man entered the yard of a property in Mount Hawthorn which caused a dog to bark, alerting the owner who was inside. As the man entered the front door, he was confronted by the home owner and the man left in a hurry. He left behind a bicycle and a backpack and managed to yell a threat towards the homeowner as he left.


The man was seen to walk to a nearby park before losing sight of him. A check of the backpack revealed items believed to be stolen from burglaries in the area.


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: Dark skinned, around 30 years of age and a medium build. He was wearing a Black Nike cap with red peak, dark shorts, distinctive white and black runners and black singlet.


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 9511.

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