Police say a man captured on CCTV footage may be responsible for the theft of a credit card and subsequent fraudulent purchases in Ballarat.
Detectives from Ballarat Crime Investigation Unit are appealing for public assistance to help solve the crimes, which occurred in Ballarat earlier this month.
Investigators believe that a credit card was stolen from a car as the owner was returning a shopping trolley at Bakery Hill on September 2.
The card was then used throughout Ballarat to purchase a number of goods and services.
Police have released images of a man that they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.