At around 5.30pm on Thursday 6 January 2022, a man attempted to exit a retail store on Bulwer Street in Perth with a basket of items without paying. A staff member confronted the man about returning the items not paid for. The man punched the staff member and then punched a second staff member who came to assist. When members of the public intervened the man rode away on a nearby bicycle.

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: tanned skin, medium build, between 35 to 45 years of age with a dark coloured beard and moustache, He was wearing a black T-shirt, three quarter grey pants, a black baseball cap, sunglasses and carrying a black backpack.

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 10498.

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