Around 3.40pm on Sunday 29 July 2018, a man entered a mobile phone store and made enquiries about purchasing a mobile phone.  The man was shown to a display where he was shown an Iphone X valued at around $1,500.  The store attendant got the phone out of a cabinet and the man grabbed the phone and ran from the store.

A staff member and a security officer chased after the man and were able to get the mobile phone back.  The man was able to run away.

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, thin/medium build with dark hair.  He was wearing a t-shirt.

If you have any information about 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 8976.

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