Officers from Monash Vehicle Crime Team are appealing for public assistance following a theft and subsequent deception in Oakleigh last month.
Investigators have been told a car was broken into on Warrigal Road, Oakleigh between 3.00pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday 7 August and a wallet and bank card stolen.
The stolen card was then used at a convenience store on Warrigal Road, at about 4:30pm on Wednesday 7 August.
Detectives have released images of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.
Anyone with information or who may recognise the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au