Dandenong Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following an attempted ram raid at a tobacco shop in Springvale early this morning.
It is believed unknown offenders reversed a vehicle through a shop front on Balmoral Avenue about 4.20am.
The shop front was damaged however the offenders did not gain access and drove away from the scene empty-handed.
It is believed the offenders were driving a light-blue coloured sedan.
Investigators are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone that may have been in the area at the time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au