The Lilydale RSL has been left dumbfounded after three tins that had be left to collect money for the Poppy Appeal were stolen.
Having placed a number of tins with local traders, a person/s has taken the tins from the counter with approximately $300 taken in total.
Police reports have been filed on each occasion.
One collection tin was stolen from a street front shop and two collection tins were taken from traders in the Lilydale Marketplace complex. He has been captured on CCTV.
Lilydale RSL are asking for any information about the thefts and to contact police.