The incident happened on January 17 at 1:00 p.m. on the 200 block of West George Street.
The suspect can be seen taking several trash cans from the outside of homes on the 200 block of West George Street.
Police describe the thief as a white male, 30 years-old with a thin build. He was wearing a red, white and black knit hat, black jacket, blue jeans and a red shirt.
If you recognize this suspect, call police at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).
VIDEO: Click here to watch the surveillance video