Caught On Camera: Man Steals City-Owned Vehicle

Caught On Camera: Man Steals City-Owned Vehicle

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Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who they say was caught on video stealing a city-owned vehicle in Fishtown.

The Philadelphia Water Department vehicle was parked on the 1400 block of Frankford Avenue on Aug. 13 around 1:30 p.m. when the surveillance camera recorded the man taking it.

Two hours later, the vehicle was found un attended at Broad and Thompson streets.

Police described the suspect as a black male between the ages of 30 and 32, with a goatee and close-cut hair, wearing a dark-colored shirt and light-colored pants.

You can watch the clip in the embedded video player above, or click here.

Anyone who might see this suspect is urged to call 9-1-1 immediately. To submit a tip, call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text it to PPD TIP (773847).

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