‘Visitor’ steals from staff


AN unknown young man found sitting on the floor of a Parkdale business was asked to leave by suspicious staff after he told them he was “looking for his cat”, 3.30pm, Monday 5 March.

The man, described as “slightly Asian-looking” and skinny, with short black hair, was wearing dark-coloured jeans and a grey anorak. When challenged he ran across Como Parade towards Parkdale train station with three shop staff in pursuit. They later found he had rifled their handbags and stolen almost $300.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 7 March 2018

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