Around 11.40am on Friday 4 October 2019, a man and woman entered a liquor store on Hay Street East Perth. The man walked into the fridge section and selected a ten pack of mixed spirits and walked to the counter with the woman. The man presented a credit/debit card and attempted to pay for the item several times, each time the transaction was declined. The woman grabbed the carton and ran from the store. The man said to the staff that he will go and bring the carton back. He never returned.


Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.


The man is described as: Light skinned, around 30 years of age, thin/medium build, short brown hair and facial hair. He was wearing a dark peaked cap, orange and blue ‘Fila’ long sleeved top and light-coloured shorts.


The female is described as: Light browned skinned, around 30 years of age, thin build and brown hair tied back. She was wearing a blue parker, long blue pants and carrying a shoulder bag.


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 9404.

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