PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a man who was caught on camera burglarizing an Old City restaurant.
On Saturday, May 9th at 2:50 a.m., the suspect entered Xian Cuisine Restaurant at 120 Chestnut Street by breaking through a brick wall.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society To Preview Plans For 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show
Once inside, the suspect tried to get access to the cash register while consuming alcoholic beverages.
During the burglary, the suspect was interrupted by the owner of the business and a struggle ensued.READ MORE: Firefighters Save Bride's Wedding Dress After Fire Breaks Out At Normandy Farm Hotel In Blue Bell
The suspect escaped and was last seen heading south on 2nd Street.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with a thin build between 5’6” and 5’9”. He is between 30 and 40 years old.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide COVID-19 Vaccination Program Update
Anyone with information should call police.