PHILADELPHIA, PA — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who broke into an office building on Main Street, Philadelphia early in the morning on September 12, 2023. The incident was reported at 5:30 a.m. at a property located at 4401 Main St.
According to a press release by the Philadelphia Police Department, surveillance footage captured the suspect breaking into the front door of the office building and entering the premises. He was subsequently seen breaking into several offices throughout the building before leaving the scene and walking east on Main St.
The suspect has been described as a white male wearing a white or gray shirt, black pants, and shoes. He was also seen wearing black sunglasses and a dark-colored baseball hat with an unknown insignia on the front. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a COVID-19 mask and carrying a blue backpack.
Authorities are urging anyone who sees the suspect to avoid approaching him and to contact 911 immediately. The Philadelphia Police Department is encouraging anyone with information about the crime or the suspect to come forward and assist with the investigation.
Tips can be submitted via telephone by dialing 215.686.TIPS (8477) or texting a tip to the same number. All tips will remain confidential.
The Northwest Detective Division, which is handling the case, can also be contacted directly at 215-686-3353/3354 for any information related to the crime or the suspect.
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.