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August 12, 2015

WATCH: Man breaks into grocery store, steals deodorant, cigarettes, police say

Burglaries Investigations
08122015_BurglaryGrocery Philadelphia Police Department/Police Blog

Police are looking to identify and locate the suspect they say burglarized Torres Grocery store in Brewerytown.

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect wanted in a burglary at a grocery store in Brewerytown.

In surveillance video released by police Wednesday, an unknown male suspect can be seen entering Torres Grocery at 2401 Cecil B. Moore Ave. at 4:55 a.m. on Aug. 6.

He can be seen breaking the lock on an outside door leading to the basement of the business, police say. According to authorities, after an unsuccessful attempt to gain access to an ATM, the suspect takes several packs of cigarettes and deodorant valued at $600. 

He then flees in an unknown direction.

Police describe the suspect as a 30- to 40-year-old bald black male with a light beard and mustache and heavy build.

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

See the surveillance video below: