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Arrest in theft of $1,250 in photography gear from Philadelphia home

Monday, July 01, 2013

Philadelphia Police say they have arrested the man who allegedly stole $1,250 in photography equipment from a home.

Manuel El Dixon, 58, from the 1900 block of South Street, was arrested on Friday after he surrendered to police.

The burglary happened at 11:35 a.m. on June 18th in the 1900 block of South Street.

Investigators say Dixon entered the home through an unlocked door and helped himself to the gear.

Police say he surrendered after surveillance video of the theft aired on local news.

Dixon is charged with burglary and related offenses.

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