Police have released CCTV footage as investigations continue into a malicious damage incident in the Port Stephens region earlier this month.
About 4am on Friday 10 May 2019, a black Nissan Navara Utility was in the driveway of a Luderick Close, Corlette home.
At this time, residents heard a loud bang and smoke was seen in the area.
Later that morning, a 40-year-old man noticed significant damage to the rear of his vehicle and contacted police.
Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District arrived and established a crime scene.
As investigations continue, police have released CCTV of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries
Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.