East Germantown restaurant burglarized [video]

 Surveillance footage of alleged burglar in East Germantown. (Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

Surveillance footage of alleged burglar in East Germantown. (Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

Philadelphia Police released video Thursday of a Sept. 10 burglary at Skyline Restaurant, located near Chew and E. Chelten aves. in East Germantown.

Just after 3 a.m., an unknown man was seen on video attempting to force the restaurant’s front door open. Once inside, he took an unknown amount of cash from the register and fled on foot toward Chelten Avenue with an unknown woman.

The unknown burglar is described as a 5-foot 11-inch tall, bearded black man wearing a striped polo style shirt, light-colored pants and white sneakers.

The woman with whom he fled was described as 5-feet 3-inches tall, in her mid- to late-twenties, with her hair in a pony tail and stocky build. She was wearing a “shiny” shirt, leather jacket and dark-colored pants at the time.

Police ask anyone with information about the case, or suspects, to call Northwest Detective Division at (215) 686-3353/54 or the tips line at (215) 686-TIPS, text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or send it in via the department’s website.

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