At around 6.05pm on Saturday 20 November 2021, a man used a stolen bank card to make a fraudulent purchase at a service station on Goodwood Crescent in Ellenbrook. The bank card was inside a purse believed to have dropped out of a baby bag whilst carrying items from a vehicle into a home in Aveley a few hours earlier. A further 5 fraudulent purchases were made using the stolen bank card.

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

The man is described as: white skinned, slim build, between 20 to 25 years of age with short brown hair, thin beard and moustache. He was wearing a black T-shirt with ‘2002’ printed on the front with a ‘X’ over the middle and a checkered baseball cap.

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 10401.

Make a Report