Casey Crime Investigation Unit are investigating an incident in Cranbourne where a car evaded police and was set alight.
Police attempted to intercept a Hyundai with stolen number plates on Kilgerron Court about 10.15am on 1 January.
The vehicle took off at speed, almost colliding with the police vehicle.
The car located a short time later on Merrowland Avenue where it had been dumped and set alight.
Investigators have released an image of a female they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.
It is believed she may frequent the Cranbourne, Narre Warren and Rowville areas.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au