Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit detectives are seeking assistance from the public following an aggravated burglary in Albion on 27 September.
Investigators have been told three offenders entered the Lawson Drive home about 9pm.
The three offenders were armed with offensive weapons and assaulted the victim upon entering the address and stole a mobile phone and credit card.
The victim received minor injuries.
The stolen credit card was used at a service station on Ballarat Road, Sunshine a short time later at 9.15pm.
Police have released images of a man they believe can assist with their investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au