Published on Jan 15, 2014
Central Detectives is looking to identify the suspect who committed a theft in Washington Square.
On January 10, 2014, at 8:45 pm, the suspect, an unknown male, entered the Rice & Mix Restaurant located at 1207 Walnut Street along with an unknown male and an unknown female. The suspect approached the complainant while the second male and the female suspects went to distract the clerk. The suspect then sat down directly behind the complainant, a 32 year-old female, while she was eating. The suspect then placed his jacket over her purse, which was hanging on her chair back, and removed her wallet. The suspect then immediately got up, walked over to the other suspects, had a brief conversation, and then fled the restaurant in an unknown direction.
Suspect #1: Black male, 40 years-of-age, 5'9″-6'0″, full beard, wearing a blue Jeff hat, blue quilted pattern jacket, dark blue argyle print sweater, blue jeans and white sneakers.
Suspect #2: Black male, 40 years-of-age, 5'9"-6'0″, stocky build, wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a dark colored North Face Jacket, and blue jeans.
Suspect #3: Black female, 40 years-of-age, 5'6", medium build, glasses, wearing a dark colored baseball cap, a dark colored North Face Jacket, blue jeans, and carrying a tan colored pocket book.
you see these suspects do not approach them, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
Central Detectives Division