Police seek Hartel Avenue burglar

Northeast Detectives is looking for a man suspected of burglarizing a house on the 300 block of Hartel Ave. in Fox Chase.

The incident took place at about 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 17.

According to police, the resident said someone knocked on his front door. When he answered, nobody was there. He noticed a white bicycle in his driveway. The man walked to the back of his property and saw an unknown black man forcing open his screen door by breaking the lock. A witness captured a video of the male fleeing the scene on the bike.

 

If you see the suspect, do not approach, call 911 immediately.

All tips will be confidential. To submit a tip, call 215-686-TIPS, text PPD TIP or go to http://www.phillypolice.com/forms/submit-a-tip/.

If you have any information about the crime or the suspect, call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. The DC number is 20-02-038279. ••