At around 4:20pm a woman entered a hardware store on Armadale Road in Jandakot.
The woman went to the tool section, selected a tool set and placed it into her pram. She then went to the rear of the store and attempted to further conceal the item.
The woman attempted to leave the store. However, she was stopped at the entrance by a staff member who requested she returned the unpaid items. The woman denied taking anything from the store and left in a blue vehicle.
Police have released a CCTV image of a woman who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The woman is described as: light skinned, large build, around 35-40 years old, approximately 5’9 tall with long black hair. She wore a black and white floral shirt, black tights and Nike slides.
If you have any information about the identity of this woman 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 9959