Police release footage and video of church attack suspect

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Stonnington Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses as they continue to investigate an assault in South Yarra on Saturday 13 March.

It’s believed a male assaulted the victim as she walked along Barry Street, before stealing her shopping trolley containing personal items at about 6.15 am.

The victim, a 78-year old South Yarra woman, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The trolley was located by police in a nearby street with the personal items intact.

Investigators have released images and CCTV of a male they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The male is described as Caucasian in appearance, with a thin build, dark coloured hair, moustache and wearing a brown t-shirt, dark coloured pants and shoes.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au