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Video captures suspected Philadelphia car lot thief

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking to identify the suspect seen in surveillance video stealing from a car dealership.

On Friday at 4:29 a.m., the suspect was captured on video attempting to gain entry to the Gonzalez Auto sales office trailer located on the 200 block of West Allegheny Avenue in North Philadelphia.

After an unsuccessful attempt to break into the office trailer, police say the suspect gained entry into two vehicles for sale on the lot.

He got away with items valued at $550.

The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

Police describe the suspect as an Hispanic male, approximately 20-25 years of age. He was wearing dark color basket ball shorts and a multicolored baseball hat with writing on the front. He had tattoos on his neck and on the right side of his torso.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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