Wrecking bar, claw hammer used in Shellharbour break-in: video

Police are appealing for information after a small wrecking bar and claw hammer were used to break into a Shellharbour shopping centre on Sunday.

Lake Illawarra police released CCTV footage of the incident on Friday in an attempt to locate five people who smashed open the glass doors of the Lake Entrance Road shopping centre at about 11.30pm.

The five people then entered the shopping centre and stole mobile phones, tablets and game consoles from a store, police said.

The first person is wearing a red hoodie, black pants and grey joggers with a black back pack.

The second person is wearing a grey hoodie with a black t-shirt underneath.

Police are searching for five people who broke into a Shellharbour shopping centre on Sunday. Picture: NSW POLICE

Police are searching for five people who broke into a Shellharbour shopping centre on Sunday. Picture: NSW POLICE

The third person is wearing a grey hoodie and grey tracksuit pants.

The fourth person is wearing a blue/grey hoodie with blue jeans and white joggers.

The fifth person is wearing a dark blue hoodie, white joggers and was carrying a light blue back pack, wearing a white mask.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.