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Caught On Tape: Thief Steals From Charity Inside Northeast Philly Wawa

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By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for the heartless thief who was caught on tape inside a Northeast Philadelphia convenience store stealing money that was intended for a charity.

The incident happened at about 3:15 p.m. on May 13th at the Wawa located in the 100 block of Byberry Road in the city’s Somerton section.

Surveillance video captured the suspect lurking around the counter while fiddling with the lock of a box intended for the Children’s Miracle Network.

After several attempts to unlock the box, the suspect was finally open to break it loose. The suspect then casually placed the box under a magazine he was reading and walked out the door.

The charity box contained approximately $100 in cash.

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The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s with blond hair. He was wearing a white shirt with gray shorts and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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