Suspect Wanted for Bicycle Robberies in Philadelphia: Police

Police are searching for a man who was caught on camera stealing bicycles at two separate locations, according to investigators.

Police say the man was first caught stealing a bike after gaining entry to a residential garage on the 300 block of Brown Street at 11:28 p.m. on July 2. Once inside, the suspect took a silver bicycle valued at $600 and fled in an unknown direction, according to investigators.

The second incident occurred on July 4 when the same man gained entry to Trophy Bikes located at 712 North 2nd Street, police said. The suspect shattered the glass window with a metal cap from the sidewalk, according to investigators. Once inside, the suspect took a Jamis Coda Sport bicycle valued at $549 from a rack in the window and fled in an unknown direction, police said.

The suspect is described as a thin, white male in his mid 20's with short hair and light facial hair. In both of the incidents caught on camera, he appears to be wearing dark sneakers with light color laces, police said.

Police ask if you have any information on these thefts or the suspect, to please contact Central Detective Division SIU at 215-686-3047 or text a tip to PPDTIP. All tips are confidential. 

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