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UPDATE: South Philadelphia Car Vandals Caught on Tape

By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  Philadelphia police have released photos from surveillance video of four people suspected of vandalizing cars in South Philadelphia.

Police say tires were slashed and paint was scratched on at least 30 vehicles in the area of 1700 Catherine Street at about 3:45am.

(Surveillance image provided by Phila. PD)

(Surveillance image provided by Phila. PD)


Authorities say dozens of residents awoke this morning to find their vehicles  had been vandalized.   They are hoping to hear from anyone who can help them identify the suspects caught on video.

In a press release from the Philadelphia Police Department, the suspects are described as follows:

  • Suspect #1: White, unknown sex, 25-28 years-of-age, dyed short blonde hair, gray button down shirt white vertical stripes, slim build.
  • Suspect #2: White, 25-28 years-of-age, long blonde hair in a pony tail, black back pack, gray shirt with yoga printed on the front and black stretch pants.
  • Suspect #3: unknown race, male, 25-28 years-of-age, Light complexion, slim build black rimmed glasses, goatee and dreadlocks, blue short sleeve shirt and dark gray pants with black shoes.
  • Suspect #4: Race unknown, male, 25-28 years-of-age, black baseball cap, black pants.

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