PHILADELPHIA, PA — Detectives in Philadelphia are investigating a series of burglaries that happened on the same night at three separate businesses.
The first burglary occurred on August 4, 2022, at 12:30 am at 277 W. Mt. Pleasant Ave, where an unknown black male broke into Evo Brick Oven Pizza and stole items from within the business. The second burglary occurred at 2:30 am at 602 Carpenter Ln, where the same unknown black male broke into High Point Cafe and stole items from within the business. The combined loss for both businesses is estimated at $10,100.00.
These first two incidents were captured on video surveillance. In both cases, the offender is seen approaching the front entrance and breaking through the door. The offender then removed a safe or cash register and fled the scene. A total of $8,000 was reported stolen from the first business and $2,100 from the second.
The third burglary, which took place at 6734 Germantown Ave, was attempted but ultimately unsuccessful. No losses were reported in this incident.
The suspect is described as a black male, medium build, wearing black pants, a white tee shirt, and white sneakers. He is also believed to be driving a dark-colored sedan.
Philadelphia Police urge anyone who sees this suspect to not approach him and to immediately call 911. If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-3353.
Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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