jewelry theft germantown Credit: YouTube / Philadelphia Police Department


Philadelphia police on Thursday released surveillance footage of a young woman accused of stealing jewelry and clothing from a Germantown home Wednesday afternoon.


Investigators said a 27-year-old woman around 1 p.m. returned to her house on the 200 block of West Tulpehocken Street to find an unknown female on the residence's second floor and her bedroom in a state of disarray.



The unknown woman allegedly fled the home with two gold rings, one sterling silver ring, one white gold ring and assorted clothing.

The suspect is described as a black female between the ages of 15 and 18.

She was last seen wearing a yellow shirt, black shorts and black and pink sneakers with pink laces.

Anyone with information on the suspect or crime is asked to call 911, to contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353 or 3354, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing or by filling out this online form.