Police believe this man may have been behind the sneak theft of a passenger’s handbag at St Helens Central train station.
The victim was targeted after leaving her bag unattended for a short period in the station’s booking office.
When she returned the bag had been stolen. CCTV footage captured the suspect fleeing the scene.
Acting Det Chief Insp Andrea Rainey said: “Sadly there is a minority who believe it is acceptable to profit from criminal acts of the misfortune of others and there is little that can be done to dissuade them from this.”
Witnesses can call 0800 40 50 40 or ring Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. In all calls please quote log NWA/B9 of 13/3/14.