Suspect sought in Phila. restaurant burglaries

May 18, 2012 3:13:21 PM PDT
Philadelphia police are looking for the suspect in two restaurant burglaries.

The most recent incident happened at the Pho Ha Saigon Restaurant at 320 Oregon Avenue. Police say the suspect pried open the door around 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday and, once inside, took $200 in cash from the register. The man also tried to open the safe, but was unsuccessful.

This burglary was captured on surveillance video, which was released on Friday.

VIDEO: Watch the surveillance video released by police.

The previous incident happened around 1:20 a.m. Monday at the Bunh Mi Viet French Restaurant at 330 Oregon Avenue. In that incident, police say the man took $3,050 from both the cash register and the safe.

The suspect is described as an Asian male with a thin build, clean shaven with black hair. He was wearing a light shirt, light pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip through