PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Philadelphia Police are seeking a suspect responsible for multiple burglaries in the area of 4200-4500 Baltimore Avenue and 4200-4400 Spruce Street in Spruce Hill.

In each burglary, the suspect threw a hard object through glass to gain entry to the properties.

The first incident took place early Christmas morning around 4:29 a.m. at Fiesta Pizza located on Baltimore Avenue.

The suspect was captured on surveillance video picking up a brick from a nearby dumpster and throwing it through the glass door.

Once inside, the suspect forced open the cash register taking an undisclosed amount of money, then fled the area.

The second incident took place on New Year’s Day at 5:16 a.m. at the Mill Creek Tavern located on Chester Avenue.

An unknown male riding a bicycle was captured on surveillance video throwing a rock through the front window of the tavern.


Once inside, the suspect went to the cash register taking loose change, then fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing dark clothing and he may be wearing a jacket with a dark colored pattern.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Det. Carter at 215-686-3183.


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