NSW Police investigate series of shoplifting incidents across Sydney

Police have released CCTV footage following numerous shoplifting incidents across Sydney, including in Campbelltown.

The 12 incidents occurred over a five-month period, starting at Parramatta on November 3, 2017.

Up until April 13, there were 11 other offences committed at various locations across Campbelltown, Bondi, Chatswood, Hurstville, Burwood, Richmond, Parramatta and the Sydney CBD.

During these incidents, a man steals goods after diverting the attention of staff members.

On other occasions, he has stolen items while left unattended.

The incidents are all believed to be linked.

Campbelltown police have launched an investigation into the incident which occurred in Campbelltown.

Officers have identified a man who might be able to assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 40 years of age, of thin build with dark balding hair and facial stubble.

The man is depicted in the CCTV footage as wearing a grey T-shirt, black jeans and blue shoes.

Police wish to speak with this man in relation to a series of thefts across Sydney, including in Campbelltown. Picture: NSW Police Force

Police wish to speak with this man in relation to a series of thefts across Sydney, including in Campbelltown. Picture: NSW Police Force

CCTV footage was obtained from the incident at Hurstville on February 16.

Anyone who recognises the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

This story CCTV footage release of Campbelltown theft incident first appeared on Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser.

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