PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a ring worth thousands of dollars from a Kohl’s Department Store in Northwest Philadelphia.


Authorities say around 7:13 p.m. on February 3rd, the man entered the store on the 8500 block of Henry Avenue and approached the jewelry counter.

Police say the suspect asked the employee to look at a specific ring. When the worker went to show him the ring, he snatched it from the employee and ran from the store in an unknown direction.

Officials say the ring taken was a Cherish Always Diamond Ring valued at $4,999.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, early to mid 20s, with a light beard/goatee. He was wearing a white knit hat with a blue stripe, a red, white and blue hooded jacket, faded blue jeans with holes on the legs and white “Nike” low top sneakers.

Anyone with information on this incident should call 911 or submit a tip by dialing 215-686-8477 or texting 773847.