Police: Suspect sought for stealing tax files in Philadelphia

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly stole numerous files of personal tax information inside an office in North Philadelphia.

The incident happened at the Liberty Tax Service Office at 1411 West Erie Avenue.

Police say the suspect entered the building through a side door.

Newly-released video shows the man in action back on May 28. Police say once the suspect was inside, he grabbed the files of several clients. He then stole $100 from a desk.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years-of-age, medium build, close shaved head, and beard. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and jean style pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/3354.

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