Around 3.30pm on Sunday 27 December 2020, a man entered a department store on Great Eastern Highway Midland and collected a shopping basket. He placed a mobile phone in the basket with the camera facing upwards. He walked around the store, approaching a woman browsing and placed the basket in close proximity near the woman’s legs. The woman’s partner approached the male. The male walked out of the store and drove away in a white coloured VW station wagon.


Police believe that the male was recording people on the mobile phone without their knowledge.


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: Thin build, 35-45 years of age, approximately 180cm tall, brown short hair and beard. He spoke with an accent and was wearing a pink striped shirt and blue shorts.


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 9935.

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