Scarborough Police hunt for man who tried to steal iPhone X from Karrinyup mall

Police are looking for this man.
Police are looking for this man.

SCARBOROUGH Police are investigating an attempted robbery in Karrinyup on July 29.

A man inquired about purchasing a mobile phone while in a store at 3.40pm on Sunday, July 29.

A staff member showed the man an iPhone X, worth about $1500, which he allegedly grabbed and then ran from the store.

He was chased by a staff member and security officer, who got the mobile phone back, but the man ran away.

Police want to speak to the man pictured.

He is described as light skinned, of thin to medium build, with dark hair and was wearing a T-shirt.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au and quote reference number 8976.