VIDEO: Man vandalizes vehicles in Southwest Philadelphia

Police are seeking the public's help identifying a man they say hurled a corrosive substance on six vehicles parked in Southwest Philly early on May 16.

Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help identifying a man they say hurled a corrosive substance on six vehicles parked on the 2400 and 2500 blocks of South 73rd Street in the early hours of May 16.

 

[videoembed id=161075]

 

Police on Saturday posted video of the suspect on YouTube. The man is carrying a container and conceals his face in the video footage.

 

The vandalism occurred about 1 a.m. on May 16 in the city's Elmwood and Penrose neighborhoods, police said. The corrosive substance was tossed along the sides of each of the six vehicles.

 

Police described the suspect as a heavyset black male estimated to be 30 to 40 years old. He was wearing a T-shirt, dark pants and black-and-white sneakers.

Police ask anyone with information about this crime to call Southwest Detectives at 215-686-3183/3184 or215-686-TIPS (8477), or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). You can also submit information by electronic form by clickinghere.

 
Latest From ...
Most Popular From ...