Caught on Cam: Tire Yard Heist

Man hops fence to take tires

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    Philadelphia Police release video of a man who they say swiped $1,600 worth of tires and jacks from the Hunting Park Tire Shop. (Published Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013)

    A man was caught on surveillance video stealing tires.

    Philadelphia Police released video this morning of a man who they say swiped $1,600 worth of tires and jacks from a Hunting Park tire yard Friday night.

    The man, who was wearing a dark-colored jumpsuit with a hoodie underneath, is seen jumping over the fence at the Hunting Park Tire Shop around 10:15 p.m.

    He is seen throwing several tires and jacks over the other side, using piles of tires to help him get the stolen goods over the fence.

    After a while the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, leaves in an unknown direction.

    Police hope someone recognizes the thief. Anyone with information is asked to call the East Detectives at 215-686-3243/44. You can also leave an anonymous tip online, by calling 215-686-8477 or texting 773847.

     


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