Stolen SUV crashes into police car in University City

UNIVERSITY CITY - August 14, 2013

The crash happened at about 6:15 a.m. in the area of 39th Street and Lancaster Avenue in the Philadelphia's University City section.

According to police, the suspect stole a Dodge Durango from the front of a donut shop on Lancaster Avenue. He fled in the vehicle down Lancaster Avenue to Spring Garden Street where he made a right turn, striking an unmarked police car parked across the street from the 16th police district.

Police are searching for a heavy set man in a blue shirt with white writing on it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through

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