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By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who was caught on surveillance tape breaking into a deli and stealing thousands of dollars.

The burglary happened at about 2:45 a.m. on October 7th at Dave’s Meat Market located at 2831 North 22nd Street in North Philadelphia.

WATCH: Surveillance Video

The surveillance video shows the suspect gaining access to the business by forcing in an air conditioning unit in the wall.

Once inside, the suspect stole approximately $2,000 in cash. The suspect then exited the store by climbing back out where the air conditioning unit was located.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40-years-of-age, with a medium build and goatee. He was wearing a Polo style shirt, a baseball hat, Khaki pants, New Balance sneakers and was carrying a shoulder bag.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to contact police.

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