VIDEO: Dancing man swipes purse from Center City restaurant

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A thief was caught on video stealing a purse, then dancing away.

A man was caught on surveillance video stealing a purse inside a Center City restaurant, then dancing away.

The incident happened on July 26 at the Entree BYOB Restaurant located on the 1600 block of South Street.

Surveillance video shows the thief walking into the restaurant around 12:40 a.m. with a female companion.

As she heads into the restroom, he waits around for a few seconds before casually grabbing the purse.

He then dances before stuffing the purse down the front of his pants.

Police describe the suspect as a male with a tattoo on the back of his neck and on the back of his left leg.

The woman who was with him is being called a person of interest.

Anyone with information should call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).


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