Gungahlin police are appealing for help to find a man who broke into Pure Gelato in Mitchell on Wednesday morning.
Police said the man forced entry to the business at about 1.40am on Wednesday, and stole a number of retail goods.
He then left the scene in a green Holden Commodore VR/VS model with extensive front-end damage.
The man was caught on CCTV cameras while inside the shop.
Police are encouraging anyone with further information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.crimestoppers.com.au.
Information can be provided anonymously.