Can you identify this scooter thief from the inset image of the man while riding in the back of a taxi?
Sunshine Coast detectives want to speak to him about the theft of a Suzuki UK110 scooter from outside a surf club at Coolum last week.
Just after 4pm last Saturday (9 May 2020), the man attended the surf club on David Low Way where he stole a silver 2015 Suzuki UK110 bearing Queensland registration 095QU.
Prior to this, the man attempted to steal a car from a house on First Avenue at Coolum Beach, just after 3.30pm.
The man was confronted by the residents and ran from the area.
He is described as Caucasian in appearance, of a solid build with short dark hair. He is also described as having New Zealand accent and wearing a black shirt and shorts at the time.
Anyone with information that could identify the man, or the whereabouts of the scooter, is urged to contact police.
Quote this reference number: QP2000959139 within the online suspicious activity form.
Motorcycle and scooter theft rose more than any other category of vehicle last year with South East Queensland a hotspot for thieves.