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Comic book burglars caught on camera on South St. in Philadelphia

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Philadelphia Police say one man is in custody and one still at large in the burglary of a comic book store on South Street.

WATCH the surveillance video on the Philadelphia Police Department's YouTube channel

It was all caught on camera on March 2nd at 4:50 a.m.

Police say the burglars smashed the front window of Atomic City Comics in the 600 block of South Street and went inside.

Surveillance video shows them taking cash and other items, putting them in a red bag and fleeing.

Officers responding to the scene just after the burglary caught up with one of the men. He was arrested and charged.

Investigators are still looking for the other man. They released the following description:

Male, unknown race, stocky build, short dark colored hair, wearing a baseball cap, dark colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants and dark colored sneakers.

Anyone with information about this crime or either suspect is asked to contact Detective Hunter at Philadelphia Police South Detectives Division, 215-686-3013/3014.

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