Caught on Cam: Man With Hanger Swipes U-Haul

A man used an untwisted wire hanger to swipe a rental truck right from a U-Haul location.

Surveillance cameras captured the unidentified suspect removing keys from a U-Haul drop box at 314 N 13th Street in Center City Philadelphia shortly after 2 a.m. on March 6.

In the video you see the man, wearing a distinctive backpack and hoodie, seemingly scope out if anyone is looking before he puts the hanger through the drop box window. He then maneuvers the hanger all the way down to the floor where he snags the keys.

The man carefully manages to pick the keys up and take them from the box slot. He then went over to a 2006 GMC truck and drove off, according to Philadelphia Police.

Police asked anyone who might recognize the suspect or knows about the whereabouts of the truck to contact Philadelphia Police investigators at 215-686-3047 or submit a tip online.

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