Theft at McDonald’s near Germantown and Chelten caught on video

On Thursday, Philadelphia Police released survelliance video of an early morning theft which occurred at the McDonald’s restaurant near Germantown and Chelten avenues in Germantown on Oct. 25.

The unknown man entered the McDonald’s at 29 E. Chelten Ave. around 4 a.m. that Thursday.

Then, according to police, “while the employee was working at the drive-thru window, the offender walked behind the counter and took a drawer from one of the cash registers containing $100. After taking the cash register drawer, the offender fled in an unknown direction.”

The suspect, thought to frequent the area near the Germantown and Chelten intersection, is described as being in his thirties with a medium build. He was wearing a baggy gray hooded sweatshirt and baggy tan pants at the time.

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Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the tipsline at (215) 686-8477 (TIPS), text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847 or use the department’s website to send information anonymously.

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