Phila. phone store burglar caught on camera

December 2, 2011 12:28:39 PM PST
Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in finding the man who burglarized a cell phone store.

It happened at 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday at the Metro PCS store at 2811 North 22nd Street.

A surveillance camera captured the man as he forced his way under a security gate then broke through the glass door.

RELATED: Watch the surveillance video

While inside, the suspect took a computer monitor and phones valued at $379 and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid 20's. He was wearing a dark hooded jacket with fur lining on the hood, blue jeans and a dark baseball cap with red lettering.

Anyone with information is asked to dial 911 or contact Philadelphia Police at 215.686.TIPS or through

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