Dapto Mall robbery: CCTV image released

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward following a robbery at Dapto Mall on Sunday afternoon.

A teenager was threatened and robbed of his iPhone 4 as he approached the western entrance of the mall about 1.54pm.

Police allege the offender approached the teen from behind and grabbed the phone, before threatening: ‘‘Give me your phone or I’ll bash you’’.

The teen let go of the phone and the young man fled from the scene across the Princes Highway and through the Aldi supermarket car park.

The person in the image is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his late teens and wearing a black t-shirt with a thick red stripe down each side, grey shorts, thongs and a grey coloured baseball cap.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Warilla detectives on 4232 5356.

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