A YOUNG man walking east in the Moorabbin train station concourse was assaulted by a teenager who stole electrical cables from his backpack, 12.20am, Monday 5 February.
The offender, aged about 16 and wearing a red jacket and tan hat, followed the victim towards Station St where he elbowed him in the face before demanding his backpack.
As he was searching through it a passer-by intervened and ordered him to return a number of items. The offender ran off with charging cables.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.