Burglar steals vehicle from used car lot in North Philadelphia

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Police are searching for a burglar who brokg into a used car lot and drove off with a vehicle in North Philadelphia.

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for a burglar who broke into a used car lot in North Philadelphia and drove off with a vehicle.

It happened on May 29 at 1 a.m. at SSR Auto Sales located on the 3000 block of Germantown Avenue.

Police say the burglar used bolt cutters to cut a large hole in the fence surrounding the lot.

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Once inside, the suspect then was caught on surveillance video breaking into an office trailer.

He grabbed several sets of keys and drove off straight through the fence with a 2001 green BMW 325i with the VIN# WBAAV33481FU92021.

Police describe the suspect as a male of unknown race wearing a hooded sweatshirt or jacket, long pants and carrying bolt cutters.

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