Bicycle-Riding Suspect Wanted in Washington Sq. Burglaries

Police are asking for your help identifying the man they say is responsible for a rash for burglaries in a Center City neighborhood.

The first break-in happened on May 6 at Spring Board Media on South 13th Street. A suspect was caught on sureveillance video forcing his way into the building with a crowbar. Police say the man stole an iMac and a tablet from the 2nd and 4th floors.

He was seen on video leaving the area with a silver and blue bicycle.

Two days later, the same suspect was seen on camera breaking into a home on South 16th Street. The suspect made his way into the home by the back door, according to authorities.

Police say a Nikon camera, loose change and a swipe card were missing.

On June 3, video shows the same man inside the offices of ChatterBlast on the 4th floor of South 13th Street. Electronics, including a Macbook Pro and a Nexus tablet were stolen, said police.

The suspect is described by police as a white male between 20 and 30 years old with short hair and scruffy facial hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call Philadelphia Police.


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