Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating following a burglary from a dental surgery in Moorabbin this month.
Investigators have been told an unknown offender broke into the Nepean Highway practice and stole a wallet on Monday 11 November between 12.30pm and 6.30pm.
Early next morning, the man attempted to use a credit card from the stolen wallet at a petrol station in Highett about 12.30am.
Detectives have released an image of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.
The man is perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, slim build and aged in his early 20s.
He was wearing a grey zip vest, white pants and a grey bicycle helmet.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au