Suspect wanted in Point Breeze car break-ins

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Philadelphia police are looking for the man who smashed a car window before taking personal items from the vehicle - and it was all caught on camera.

It was 5:00 p.m. back on April 11, 2012 when a man on a bicycle approached several parked cars near the corner of 17th and Annin Streets in the Point Breeze section of the city.

Watch RAW surveillance video of the break-in in progress

The man smashed out a window on one of the cars. He then reached in and took personal items, including a laptop in a carry case.

Surveillance video captured the man making entry into other vehicles parked along the 1700 block of Annin Street.

He then hopped on his bicycle with the stolen items and rode away.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 20 and 30 years of age, with short hair, heavy build, wearing glasses, a green jacket, a blue shirt, dark pants and dark colored shoes.

If you have any information as to the identity or whereabouts of the suspect you are urged to contact police immediately by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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