Thieves targeting Rittenhouse Square apartments

    Philadelphia police are investigating a series of break-ins in one of the city’s most expensive neighborhoods Rittenhouse Square. Police say 13 apartments were broken into in the past two weeks.
    Philadelphia Police Captain Dennis Wilson says the crimes share many similarities.

    Philadelphia police are investigating a series of break-ins  in one of the city’s most expensive neighborhoods Rittenhouse Square.
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    Police say 13 apartments were broken into in the past two weeks.

    Philadelphia Police Captain Dennis Wilson says the crimes share many similarities.

    Wilson: Geographically, they are very close, they’re in a small area, almost all of them are in the daytime and their kind of taking the same general types of items. They’re taking laptops and jewelry very little bit of items are taken and then they leave.

    The break ins are concentrated between 17th and 21st streets, and Pine north to Chestnut Streets.

    One break police did get was surveillance video. It shows two middle-aged men following workers through a back door and then taking an elevator up to a floor where a burglary was later reported.

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