Suspect sought over attempted theft at hotel

Police are seeking the assistance of the public to help identify a man wanted over an attempted robbery at Mile End last month.

About 10.30pm on Friday 28 August, the man walked behind the bar area of a Mile End hotel and attempted to steal cash from the till.

A staff member closed the till on the suspect’s hands and a scuffle ensued.

There were no injuries to staff.

Despite extensive inquiries, Western District CIB detectives have been unable to identify the man.

Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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