Police: Man swipes $700 after mistake at ATM

Suspect in theft at ATM in Philadelphia

March 13, 2012 8:08:23 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are looking for the man who allegedly stole $700 after a woman left her account open at an ATM.

The theft happened around 9:30 a.m. on February 6th at the Bank of America branch at 2399 Oregon Avenue.

VIDEO: Watch the surveillance video released by police

In a news release issued Tuesday, police said the victim withdrew money from that ATM and left, but neglected to close out the transaction.

A short time later an unknown man came up to the ATM and withdrew $700 from the woman's account, which was still open.

The man then left in a silver vehicle.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 50s with a mustache, light beard and a dark complexion. He was wearing gold-trimmed glasses, a gray sweatshirt with logos on the front and back.

Anyone with information is asked contact the Philadelphia Police Department at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or at phillypolice.com.


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