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

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