Police seek three in E. Germantown grocery store burglary [Video]

Philadelphia Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a trio of burglars who broke into an East Germantown grocery store just before 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 27.

Having broken into High Street Grocery through the front door of the store, located at E. High and Magnolia streets, the unknown burglars took SEPTA tokens, 40 packs of assorted cigarettes, 24 T-shirts, deodorant, soap, several bottles of Advil and $60 in cash.

The three then ran off toward Mechanic Street, according to police, who released surveillance video from inside the store.

Police described the suspects as black men, all around 20 years old.

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One is a thin 5-foot 11-inch tall man with a goatee who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, thick vest, dark pants, white sneakers and socks on his hands.

A second suspect was a thin 5-foot 8-inch tall man with a beard who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and Adidas sneakers.

The third was about 5-feet 4-inches tall with a stocky build and wearing a hooded sweatshirt, ski hat and khaki pants at the time.

Anbody with information about the burglars is asked to call 911, Northwest Detectives at (215) 686-3353/54, the tipsline at (215) 686-8477 (TIPS), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or submit information via the department’s website.

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