Caught on Cam: Man Steals Shotgun From Food Store, Hides it in His Pants

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    Police are on the hunt for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing a shotgun from a local food store. (Published Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014)

    Police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing a shotgun from a local food store and then concealing the weapon inside his pants.

    On August 5 around 9 p.m., an unidentified man walked into a food store on the 1700 block of Bridge Street in the Frankford section of the city. Surveillance video captures the man walking to the rear kitchen and taking a 12-gauge shotgun.

    He then hid the weapon in his pants and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

    The suspect is described as a stocky, 20-year-old man with a thin beard. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

    If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call Philadelphia Police.