June 4, 2016 – 9:41AM
A man who hid his face behind a Collingwood football club scarf has pulled off a brazen daylight robbery on a money lending store in Melbourne’s east.
Detectives are searching for the man, who was also wearing a Collingwood cap, after he demanded cash from the store in Boronia about 10.45am on Friday morning.
The thief masked by a Collingwood scarf. Photo: Victoria Police
The bandit jumped the counter of the Boronia Road store and stole an amount of cash from the safe in a rear office.
He fled the scene on foot and was last seen heading west down Boronia Road.
Detectives have released CCTV footage and images of the man, who is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a solid build, about 180cm tall with an Australian accent.
He was wearing dark-coloured pants, a dark short-sleeved polo shirt and sandy coloured boots with black soles, a Collingwood cap and scarf and dark glasses.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
Source : The Age