A wallet was dropped by the victim as he got out of his vehicle in South Lake around 7.20pm on Wednesday 10 December 2019.
Around 5am the following morning, Thursday 11 December 2019, a woman used a credit card from the stolen wallet to fraudulently purchase items from several stores in the Canning Vale area.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The woman is described as: Around 35 years of age, medium build and dark hair. She was wearing a black ‘Everlast’ t-shirt and carrying a large light-coloured bag.
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 9489.