Police are asking for help in identifying the suspect who burglarized Palm Tree Gourmet in the Rittenhouse section of the city.
Just before 3 a.m. Sunday, police arrived at the Palm Tree Gourmet on the 1900 block of Pine Street to find the front door glass shattered. Surveillance video shows an unknown male had approached the front door and throwing a brick that breaking the glass. Once inside, the suspect went to the cash register and took $200 in cash then fled the area.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, 40 years old, thin build, wearing a dark colored knit hat, dark colored jacket, possibly green, and dark colored sneakers with white colored soles.
If you see this suspect please contact police at 215 686-8477 or text 773847.
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