Police are investigating after a woman allegedly stole alcohol and threatened a staff member at a hotel in Plympton overnight.
About 10pm Monday 9 November a woman entered a bottle shop on Anzac Highway, selected a bottle of spirits, and left the store without making payment.
Outside the store the woman was confronted by a staff member who she allegedly threatened with a knife before leaving the area on foot with a group of other females. The staff member was not physically injured.
Police including Dog Operations searched the area but did not locate the woman. Police have released an image of the suspect after viewing CCTV footage.
The suspect is described as slim, about 155-160cm tall, aged between 16 to 18-year-old, wearing dark shorts and tshirt, with her right arm in a cast.
If you recognise the woman or have any information that may assist the investigation please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report on line at www.crimestopperssa.comau – you can remain anonymous.