Around 3.30pm on Tuesday 8 December 2020, a man entered a retail store at a shopping centre on Scarborough Beach Road and asked to try on a pair of sunglasses. A staff member assisted and the sunglasses were tried on by the man. The staff member assisted a further customer and the man has grabbed a second pair of sunglasses from a display and ran from the store. The retail value of the sunglasses, amounted to more than $760.


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: Olive skinned, 30-35 years of age, thin build, 180cm tall with short dark hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt under a light blue dress shirt, blue shorts and black sneakers. He was carrying a satchel bag over his left shoulder.


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 9927.

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