At around 10.30am on Friday 20 August 2021, the victim got off a train on the Midland train line leaving their mobile phone on the seat. A good Samaritan handed the mobile phone in at the next station, however a few minutes later a man claimed the mobile phone was his and took the phone away with him.

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: tanned skin, medium build with short dark brown hair shaved on the back and sides. He was wearing a black and whited hooded top with black trousers.

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 10318.

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