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November 17, 2015

WATCH: Police seek suspect who allegedly broke in through basement, took cash register

Burglaries Investigations
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Police are looking to identify and locate the suspect they say burglarized Jaquez Grocery in Port Richmond.

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary in Port Richmond.

According to police, surveillance video released Tuesday shows an unknown male suspect entering Jaquez Grocery at 2301 E. Clearfield St. through the basement door at 5:46 a.m. on Nov. 6.

The suspect goes behind the counter and takes cigarettes and the entire cash register before fleeing the area in an unknown direction, authorities say.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 25 to 35 years old, with short black hair, a short trimmed beard and no mustache. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, white T-shirt and gray sweatpants.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at (215) 686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).