Detectives from Banyule Crime Investigation Unit are appealing for public assistance in an effort to reunite a vintage car with its teenage owner.
Investigators have been told a 1979 Toyota Corolla sedan was stolen from outside an address on Sherburne Road, Montmorency sometime between 4 and 6am on Tuesday 27 October.
Investigators have released an image of the car in the hope someone can provide information on its current whereabouts.
The vehicle is a four-door sedan, light green in colour with a distinctive black bonnet, alloy mag wheels and was displaying Victoria registration 1QU 2GG.
The vehicle had been recently purchased a 17-year-old boy who has an interest in classic cars.
He had been doing up the vehicle while also learning to drive.
Anyone with information or who sees the car is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.