POLICE are investigating a car theft and subsequent petrol thefts which occurred in central Victoria earlier this month.
Investigators have been told a white 2010 Peugeot station wagon was stolen from a property in Fitzgeralds Close, Castlemaine on October 10.
Police believe a stolen Peugeot was involved in petrol drive-offs at petrol stations in Bendigo and Taradale on October 10 and 11.
The stolen vehicle was located burnt out in Castlemaine on October 14.
Investigators have released CCTV of a man (pictured) they believe may be able to assist with their enquires.
The man is described as Caucasian, around 185cm tall, with short dark hair.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at crimestoppersvic.com.au