Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a residential property in Kangaroo Flat.
Officers have been told that an offender entered an unlocked garage and stole a wallet from an unlocked car in Alma Court.
Investigators believe the burglary and theft occurred some time between 9.30pm on Sunday 13 July and 4.30am on Monday 14 July.
Police believe that a credit card stolen during the burglary was then used at a local fast food restaurant a short time later.
The offender is believed to be of Caucasian appearance medium build with short brown hair.