Police are seeking to identify a man captured on CCTV following a theft from a car and use of a stolen credit card in Hawthorn East last month.
It is believed an unknown person stole a woman’s handbag from her car parked on Hall Street sometime between 10pm on 21 September and 3.15am on 22 September.
Shortly after, a man used her credit card to purchase cigarettes from a nearby service station on Camberwell Road about 3.30am.
The man then drove away on a black motorbike.
Detectives have released CCTV and images of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.
The man is perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, aged approximately 30-40-years-old, with brown hair.
He was wearing a heavy black and white motorcycle jacket with a red undergarment, black tracksuit pants with two white stripes and black runners. Male was also carrying a black backpack on his back.
Anyone who recognises the man or with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.