Theft of machinery in Sunshine West

Police have released CCTV and are appealing to the public to help identify a man following the theft of construction machinery in Sunshine West last month.

Investigators believe a man forced his way into a commercial property on Spencer Street about 12.30am on 18 May.

He then loaded three Caterpillar 239D skid steer loaders onto a stolen truck.

The truck, a Hino Tautliner, was recovered in Kew on 19 May, but the loaders remain missing.

The three loaders have a combined retail value of $240,000

Investigators have released CCTV footage of a man who they believe can assist with their enquiries.

Anyone who recognises the man or has any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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