VIDEO: Police seek brick-throwing Rittenhouse burglary suspect

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man they say is responsible for at least two burglaries in the city’s Rittenhouse section between Dec. 7 and Dec. 9.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old. He was wearing all black clothing in the burglaries.

The suspect broke into Omega Pizza, located 2145 South St., about 3 a.m. on Dec. 7 by breaking a window with a brick. He stole $20 in coins from a cash register before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.

The second burglary occurred at Honey’s Sit ‘n Eat at 2101 South St. about 3 a.m. on Dec. 9. The suspect once again used a brick to break a window to enter the business. He fled without any money after searching an empty cash register, police said.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call South Detectives Division at 215-686-3013/3014.



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