Police on the hunt for fuel thief

Police are urging anyone who may know the man of the vehicle in this image to contact Croydon police. PICTURE: YARRA RANGES EYEWATCH

Yarra Ranges Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stole petrol from a Wandin North service station.

On Monday 18 October, it is alleged the person in a red shirt and white cap, attended the service station and filled a silver Holden ute and jerry can with $101 worth of fuel.

The vehicle was displaying cloned number plates.

On Saturday 23 October at about 2.45am, the vehicle was observed by Police around the Mount Evelyn area.

Offices attempted to intercept the vehicle but they were unsuccessful.

Police are urging anyone who may recognise the male or the vehicle to contact Croydon Divisional Tasking Unit on 9724 0100.