Oberon break ins have police asking for public assistance

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a man wanted for questioning in relation to a spate of break and enters in Oberon during the Easter long weekend.

Seven businesses were broken into in the Oberon central business district, with several thousand dollars in cash and equipment stolen.

The man pictured in the CCTV footage is described by police as aged in his mid 30s to 40s.

“[He was] wearing all black, with black cap and black backpack. [He] also appears to be holding a screwdriver in his right hand,” police say.

“The image was captured from CCTV obtained from outside one of the businesses in Oberon Street around 2am on April 17.

Police said several vehicles can be seen driving past the location at the time the footage was taken.

Police have appealed to any member of the public who may have information to assist them to contact Crime stoppers on 1800 333 000 or their local police station.