The incident took place at around 7.20pm on Thursday 19th April when a camera belonging to a Chinese student visiting the Isle of Wight was stolen.
A 24-year-old woman was taking photographs with a group of friends on Ryde pier, however as she walked away she realised she had left her camera at one of the shelters. When she went back to pick it up it had been taken.
After viewing CCTV footage of the pier it is believed the man in the CCTV image may have information relating to the camera’s whereabouts.
Anyone who can identify this man, or has any information relating to this incident should contact PC Phil Mears at Ryde police station on 101.
Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.