UPDATE: A 20 year old waoman from Doubleview has been charged with Stealing. Thanks to the calls to Crime Stoppers which assisted with this investigation.
Around 1pm on Friday 22 December 2017, a woman went to the toilet in a shopping centre in Victoria Park. The woman placed her handbag on the floor whilst she using the facility.
At the same time, another woman used the cubicle next door and saw the bag on the floor. She reached in and grabbing it by the handle and walked out. The woman went to a secluded area, rifled through the bag and removed cash, a mobile phone and a credit card. The woman walked back into the toilet area and placed the bag on the sink bench before leaving the area.
Police have released CCTV images of a woman who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The woman is described as: 18-25 years of age, medium build and dark wavy hair. She was wearing a black ‘Puma’ tracksuit and ‘Everlast’ footwear.
If you have any information about this offence make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, where all calls are strictly confidential, and rewards are offered. Please quote Reference Number 8854.