Stonnington Crime Investigation Unit detectives are hoping to identify a man after a series of thefts from vehicle and deceptions in the Prahran area on 24 February.
Investigators have been told a number of vehicles parked on Thomas Street, Prahran and Windsor and Wattletree roads, Armadale were broken into between 7.15pm and 9.30pm.
A credit card which was stolen during the theft was then used to purchase items at a supermarket in nearby Cato street about 730pm.
Police have released an image of a man who they hope will be able to assist with their enquiries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au