Arrest in theft of $1,250 in photography gear from Philadelphia home

PHILADELPHIA - July 1, 2013

Manuel El Dixon, 58, from the 1900 block of South Street, was arrested on Friday after he surrendered to police.

The burglary happened at 11:35 a.m. on June 18th in the 1900 block of South Street.

Investigators say Dixon entered the home through an unlocked door and helped himself to the gear.

Police say he surrendered after surveillance video of the theft aired on local news.

Dixon is charged with burglary and related offenses.

Copyright © 2022 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.