At around 5.50pm on Saturday 23 April 2022, while the victim was distracted an unknown offender who was getting off the bus has taken the victim’s bag next to him at a bus stop on Albany Highway in Bentley. The victim realised his bag containing cash, bank cards and personal cards had been taken shortly after the offender and passengers had left the bus. Within an hour of the theft, two of the victim’s bank cards were used to make 5 fraudulent purchases in Bentley.
Police have released CCTV images of two women who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The first woman is described as: light skinned, slim build, between 20 to 25 years of age with long red hair tied back in a ponytail. She was wearing a grey hooded jumper and black pants.
The second woman is described as: light skinned, slim build, between 18 to 20 years of age with long brown hair containing blonde streaks. She was wearing a black ‘Dota’ T-shirt.
If you have any information about the identity of either of these women 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 10596.