Published on Mar 28, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect who burglarized a grocery store in South Philadelphia.
On March 24, 2013, at 12:40am, an unknown male attempted to gain entry to the Yogi Grocery store located at 817 Porter Street by breaking out the Mildred Street side window. As the suspect was attempting to gain entry he was scared off for an unknown reason only to return at 4:15am. Once inside the suspect the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash, assorted cartons of cigarettes and lottery tickets. The suspect them placed the item into a large trash bag and fled the store in an unknown direction.
Suspect Description: Black Male, thin build, wearing a hooded jacket, hat and gloves.
If you see this suspect do not approach him, 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 this suspect, please contact:
South Detective Division
Det. Farrell #9243