Man Breaks Into Apartments, Steals Thousands in Bonds & Jewelry

A man got into the door of a Philadelphia apartment building and from there forced his way into several units -- making off with thousands of dollars worth of savings bonds, jewelry and watches, according to investigators.

Philadelphia Police released surveillance video Wednesday of a man entering the DuPont Tower Apartments at 6100 Henry Avenue in the city’s Roxborough neighborhood on the morning of March 7.

You see the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, wearing dark winter hat and hoodie moving around the building.

Police said while inside the man forced open the doors of several apartments. He is eventually seen leaving the building with two bags of stolen items slung over his shoulder.

In total, the suspect took $15,600 in savings bonds, gold jewelry worth around $4,000 and four watches valued at $2,100.

Investigators said they believe the suspect has “knowledge of the building and placement of cameras.”

If you recognize this man or have information you are asked to contact Philadelphia Police Northwest Detectives at 215-686-3353.

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