Cops hunt thirsty thief

Police have asked the public to help identify a man who stole alcohol from a Bacchus Marsh bottle-o.

Officers said he entered Darley’s IGA liquor store along Grey Street about 7.40pm on May 26 before trying to sneak out a bottle of booze.

Staff confronted the man before he bolted out a door with his loot, according to police.

In response, detectives released a CCTV image of the man in the hope of identifying him.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Bacchus Marsh police on 5366 4500 or to email bacchusmarsh-uni-oic@police.vic.gov.au.

Alternatively, you can report what you know anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.