Southern Metro Region Crime Team detectives are appealing for information to help locate Ali Sari.
The 18-year-old Shepparton man is wanted in relation to a series of alleged incidents across Melbourne in recent days, including the Mernda home invasion yesterday morning.
The incidents include:
• An aggravated burglary on Pasadena Crescent, Bentleigh East about 8.40pm on 26 May;
• An aggravated carjacking in Anderson Street, Port Melbourne about 9pm on May 26;
• An aggravated burglary on Ivy Close, Derrimut about 12.10am on 27 May; and
Investigators have released an image of Sari in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information on his whereabouts.
Sari is perceived as being of African appearance and about 175cm tall with a medium build.
He is known to frequent the Point Cook area.
Police are calling on the 18-year-old to attend a police station.
Anyone who sees Sari is urged to contact Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au