Around 10am on Sunday 11 August, the victim left his wallet at the counter of a shop in Shoalwater. Soon after, a man picked up the wallet and used a credit card to fraudulently purchase items from several shops in the Shoalwater and Safety Bay area to an amount around $400.
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, 40 -55 years of age, thin/medium build, grey short hair and facial hair. He was wearing a blue hooded jacket, blue jeans rolled up at the bottom and thongs.
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 9342.