Police: Suspect sought for day care burglaries in Olney

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Police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for burglarizing two day care properties in Philadelphia's Olney section.

Police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for burglarizing two day care properties in Philadelphia's Olney section.

The first incident took place on February 25 around 11 p.m. on the 400 block of West Tabor Road.

Surveillance video captured the suspect entering the Around the Clock Day Care after removing an air conditioner from the window.

Police say once inside the suspect allegedly ransacked the business, but fled in an unknown direction without taking anything.

The second incident happened the next day after 11:45 p.m. at the Little Explores Day Care on the 5400 block of North 5th Street.

Police say the suspect forced open a second floor window to gain entrance.

He then pried open a cash drawer inside an office, taking an unknown about of money before fleeing, police say.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30-40-years-of-age with a thin mustache. He was wearing a puffy hooded jacket, knitted cap and black boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/3354.
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