Mill Park theft of motor vehicle

Police are currently searching for an offender who stole a car containing an 8 week old baby this morning (31 August), Victoria Police say.

Investigators have been told the Hyundai Tucson was taken from the vicinity of a medical centre on Bush Blvd, Mill Park around 1020am.

The car was later located at a Home Maker Centre at 1040am on Plenty Road, Mill Park with the baby boy who appears to have been unharmed and asleep in the car.

Police are searching for a man perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, with light olive skin, wearing a black t-shirt with white motive on the front, a Khaki coloured baseball cap, sunglasses, grey tracksuit pants, white runners and appears to be carrying a satchel or handbag and has a medium build.

His last known direction was west from the intersection of McDonalds and Plenty Roads.

Investigators have released an image of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information or who recognises the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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