At around 12.45pm on Tuesday 14 December 2021, the victim was pushing a trolley and browsing the display shelves in a retail store on Rockingham Road in Spearwood. The victim turned and saw a man grab her handbag from her trolley and run off. The victim attempted to follow the man but lost sight of him. The victim went into a nearby bank to cancel her bank card, however the card had already been used to purchase alcohol from a nearby liquor store.

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

The man is described as: light skinned, medium build, between 35 to 45 years of age with very short hair and sleeve tattoos on both arms. He was wearing a grey ‘Lonsdale’ T-shirt, dark coloured pants with grey 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 You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 10444.

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