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Suspect Steals $4,200, iPad From Route 23 Cafe

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By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for the suspect who caught on tape stealing thousands of dollars in cash and an iPad from an eating establishment in Philadelphia.

The incident happened at about 4:30 a.m. on August 8th at the Route 23 Café in the 4100 block of Germantown Avenue.

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According to investigators, the suspect gained entry to the business by forcing opening the rear doors.

Once inside, investigators say the suspect forced open an ATM and took approximately $4,200 in cash. The suspect also stole an iPad and various types of identification valued at $7,300.

The suspect then ran out of the business.

The suspect is described as a male of an unknown race in his late 20s with a stocky build. He was wearing a dark-colored mask, a sweatshirt, baggie pants and dark-colored gloves.

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

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