Queensland Police Looking For A Man Who Stole $30k Worth Of Seafood

"Particularly callous"

Queensland Police Looking For A Man Who Stole $30k Worth Of Seafood

Queensland cops have released CCTV in the hunt for a man who stole $30,000 worth of seafood from a restaurant.

Police say the man forced entry into a locked freezer outside the restaurant at Woody Point, north-east of Brisbane at around 2 am on Wednesday.

The man allegedly stole around 30 boxes of seafood before fleeing the scene.

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The boxes stolen were highly distinctive in appearance, with "Cleveland Bay Seafood" written on them:

Police  described the crime as “particularly callous” in the lead up to Christmas.

"Not only does this have a financial impact on the restaurant, but it's the time of year where many people like to come and enjoy a Christmas seafood meal — and this theft flies in the face of the spirit of the season," Detective Senior Sergeant Michael Hogan said.

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