VIDEO: Police seek suspect in meat market burglary

meat market burglary suspect
This man was caught on camera burglarizing Dave’s Meat Market in Glenwood.
Credit: Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia police are looking for a man who was caught on camera early Monday morning forcing his way through a wall and burglarizing a meat market in the Glenwood section of North Philadelphia.

Investigators said an unknown man shortly before 2:45 a.m. gained access to Dave’s Meat Market, located at 2831 N. 22nd St.

The suspect can be seen on surveillance video forcing in an air conditioning unit in the store’s wall and climbing inside.

He allegedly took about $2,000 in cash from the business.

He then climbed back out through the market’s wall and fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 30 and 40 with a medium build and a goatee.

He was last seen wearing a polo shirt, khaki pants, a baseball cap and New Balance sneakers, and was carrying a shoulder bag.

Anyone with information on the suspect or crime is asked to contact the Northwest Detectives Division at 215-686-3353 or 3354, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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