At around 12.40pm on Saturday 24 June 2023, a man entered a hardware store on Alexander Drive in Malaga in company with a woman and small child. After walking around the store for a while looking at items, the woman and child left the store. The man selected a number of items including two tool kits and walked up to the front counter as if to pay, however he suddenly ran out the store with all the items, dropping a gas torch on the way out.
Police have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.
The man is described as: light skinned, slim build, between 30 to 40 years of age with short black hair and an unshaven appearance. He was wearing a black t-shirt, black trousers with red joggers. 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 11125.