Suspect breaks into hookah lounge through ceiling

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Suspect breaks into hookah lounge through ceiling. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on October 16, 2017. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who broke into a hookah lounge through the ceiling.

It happened around 5 a.m. last Thursday at J&S Hookah Lounge on the 2400 block of Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia.

Police said the suspect entered the building through a second floor rear door. He then made a hole through the ceiling, they said.

The suspect fled without taking anything from the business.

Police released surveillance video of the crime on Monday.

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Surveillance video: Break-in at hookah lounge on October 12, 2017.

Anyone with information should contact East Detective Division at 215-686-3243/3244.
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