Police seek burglarly suspect who fell through business' ceiling

- Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect who can be seen dropping through a business’ ceiling in surveillance footage.

The incident took place on Thursday, October 12 at 5 a.m. when an unknown black man allegedly broke into J&S Hookah Lounge in North Philly.

The suspect allegedly entered through the second floor rear door, then made a hole through the ceiling, which he can be seen falling from in surveillance video.

After an unsuccessful attempt at taking anything from the business, the suspect fled the area in an unknown direction.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact: East Detective Division: 215-686-3243/3244 Det. Yerkes # 9031 DC# 17-26-048357

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Alternatively, tips can be submitted anonymously through this electronic form. All tips are confidential.

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