Police investigating 7th District burglaries

Investigators released a video Monday showing a person of interest in connection with a string of residential burglaries.

Surveillance image

Authorities are looking for a man who may be connected to a string of recent residential burglaries in the 7th Police District.

Between Jan. 20 and Feb. 4, several burglaries were reported in the district, all between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., police said. 

A video released Monday shows a man authorities are calling a “person of interest” knocking on the door of one of the homes hit during the spree. Police described him as a white man in his 20s with tattoos on both hands.

The 7th District covers Bell’s Corner, Bustleton, Somerton and parts of Rhawnhurst.

To see the surveillance video released by police, visit www.northeasttimes.com or the Philadelphia Police YouTube page.

Anyone with information about the person of interest or the burglaries is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. All tips will be confidential. ••