Southern Cross tattooed thief steals carton of beer from bottle-o

Mel Buttigieg

A brazen thief is caught on camera slinging a carton of beer over his shoulder and casually walking out of a Perth liquor store, armed with golf club.

He taps the golf club on the counter before calmly walking out of the store without paying for the booze.

Police are searching for the thief described as about 30 years old, 183cm tall, with a slim build, very short cropped blonde hair and a Southern Cross tattoo on his left calf. Picture: WA Police
Police are searching for the thief described as about 30 years old, 183cm tall, with a slim build, very short cropped blonde hair and a Southern Cross tattoo on his left calf. Picture: WA Police

It is believed the robber swung the golf club at a staff member who followed him from the supermarket, on Warnbro Sound Avenue, Port Kennedy, at 12.30pm on May 3.

Police are searching for the thief described as about 30 years old, 183cm tall, with a slim build, very short cropped blonde hair and a Southern Cross tattoo on his left calf.

CCTV shows the thief casually carrying a carton of beer out of the store. Picture: WA Police
CCTV shows the thief casually carrying a carton of beer out of the store. Picture: WA Police

He was wearing a black and blue checked zip-up jumper with a grey hoodie, grey or beige knee length shorts and black runners.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000