Unsuccessful Attempt at Cash Register Leaves Burglar with 4 Bottles of Wine and Liquor

An unsuccessful attempt at the cash register resulted in a burglar leaving a Philadelphia tavern with four bottles of liquor and wine.

Police are now searching for the suspect who broke into McCrossen's Tavern in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia.

After entering through the basement door, the suspect is seen on footage unsuccessfully attempting to gain access the cash register. He then wandered throughout the bar before exiting through the basement with four bottles of wine and liquor valued at approximately $160.

The attempt occurred during the morning of August 8 about 3 a.m. at the bar in the 500 block of North 20th Street.

He is described as a white male in his 40s, thin build, balding and light facial hair. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket, shorts, sneakers, and carrying a Nike duffel bag.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093.

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