Police seek cinema bandit

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Authorities are investigating after money from gaming machines were stolen from cinemas around the state.

Bunbury Police need the public's help to located the pictured man who might be able to assist with inquiries into several stealing offences.

It's understood between December 30, 2017 and January 28 this year a person or group of people stole from gaming machines from cinemas in Warwick, Rockingham and Bunbury. 

On each occasion, a male offender forcibly removed the padlocks from the gaming machines and gained access to the money containers.

Police have released the images below of a man who was in the area at the time and may be able to assist with inquiries.

The man is described as approximately 175–185cms tall, with a solid build and fair skinned.

He was wearing sports shorts, a t-shirt, baseball cap, sneakers and a black back pack. 

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.


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