Osborne Park: police believe gym owner victim of blackmail

The man police want to question.
The man police want to question.

THE owner of an Osborne Park gym was the victim of blackmail on March 21.

About 10am on March 21, a man attended the gym and asked to speak with the owner.

The owner of the gym was ushered out the back door into the carpark and towards the rear of a vehicle where he was surrounded by three other men.

He was handed a document detailing he allegedly owed them a large sum of money and was threatened to sign it.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as having light skin, 40-45 years old, of a solid build, about 180 cm tall and a dark-coloured beard.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a dark coloured short-sleeved shirt, long pants and black runners with a white sole.       

If you know the identity of this person or have any information call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote reference number 8211.