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VIDEO: Children steal cookies, soda during Rite Aid burglary

Police released shocking surveillance video showing three children forcing their way into the Rite Aid at 1334 Windrim Ave. and stealing cookies and soda.

rite aid burglary child suspects Credit: Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia police on Wednesday released surveillance video showing three young children breaking into a Logan Rite Aid on Monday night and stealing soda and cookies.

Investigators said the three unknown juveniles were caught on camera shortly before 11:45 p.m. forcing open a rear bay door of the store at 1334 Windrim Ave. and sliding underneath it.

Once inside, the suspects allegedly stole several six-packs of soda and cookies with an estimated value of $30.

Police said they then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

One suspect is described as a 5-foot-tall, black or Latino male between the ages of 12 and 14 with a thin build.He was last seen wearing a red and white horizontal striped shirt and dark-colored jeans.

The second suspect is described as a 5-foot-3-inch to 5-foot-5-inch tall black male between the ages of 12 and 15 with a thin build.He was last seen wearing camouflage shorts and carrying a blue, black and red horizontal striped shirt.

The third suspect is described as a 5-foot-8-inch to 5-foot-10-inch tall black male between the ages of 14 and 16 with a thin build.He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark-colored pants.

Anyone with information on the suspects or crime is asked to call 911, to contact the Northwest Detectives Division at 215-686-3053 or 3054, 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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