December 07, 2015
Philadelphia Police are searching for a man caught on camera breaking into a mailbox and taking some of the contents inside at a residence near Rittenhouse Square over a month ago.
According to authorities, the suspect entered the apartment building on the 2000 block of Walnut Street around 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 30.
He can be seen on surveillance footage forcing open the mailbox with a metal object in the vestibule and snatching several pieces of mail before fleeing in an unkown direction.
Police say the man may be responsible for the unauthorized use of a credit card taken from the mailbox. Watch a video of the crime below:
The suspect is described as a black male, standing 6'0" tall and weighing about 180 pounds.
Authorities ask if you see the man, do not approach him. Instead, dial 911.
Anyone with a tip is asked to call 215-686-8477 or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. All tips will be confidential.