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Flashback Friday – Theft and Deception (city)

Posted on 29/01/2021

At about 2.10pm on Tuesday, 24th May 2016, the victim accidentally left her purse sitting on a table in the communal kitchen, on the fourth floor of The Hub at the University Of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide.

At about 2.31pm on the same day the victim’s purse was located, however money and a bankcard were missing from the purse.

Between 2.43pm and 3.22pm on the same day numerous transactions were conducted or attempted to be conducted at various retail stores in Rundle Mall and North Terrace with the stolen bankcard.

CCTV footage from within the University Of Adelaide shows a male suspect in possession of the victim’s purse.

The male suspect can be seen to place the purse down on a counter in The Hub.

The male is described as being aged in his twenties, slim build, Asian appearance, with short dark hair and clean shaven, wearing a black short sleeved top with red hoops around the bottom of the sleeves, long black pants, grey shoes with white stripes and carrying a satchel over his shoulder.

If you have any information you can share what you know with Crime Stoppers without saying who you are by calling 1800 333 000 or going to www.crimestopperssa.com.au




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