Bayside police are investigating a theft that occurred in Moorabbin last month.
Investigators have been told a man entered a department store at the shopping centre on Nepean Highway about 4pm on Sunday, 19 July.
He selected a variety of clothing items including Tommy Hilfiger grey windcheater and navy pants, an Adidas navy top, superdry green pants and a KSCY windcheater before he left the store via the Bay Road exit without paying.
He was seen on CCTV getting into a silver Subaru station wagon which was parked on the third level outside Myer and exited towards Bay Street
The vehicle was bearing stolen number plates, 1NZ-6CE which had been stolen from a vehicle in Omars Place, Narre Warren South sometime between 8 and 9 July.
The registration plates are still outstanding
The man is perceived to be Caucasian in appearance, approximately 175cm tall and aged in his 40’s with glasses.
At the time, he was wearing black tracksuit pants with the stussy motif on the front left leg, a two toned high-vis windcheater and a baseball cap with Brooklyn motif on the front.
Police have released images and CCTV of a man they believe may be able to assist with their investigation along with an image of the vehicle the man was seen leaving in with the false registration plates attached.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppervic.com.au.