Piccolo Burglar Caught on Camera, Police Seek Public's Help Identifying Suspect

Security video captured images of a white male wearing jeans, a button down shirt and a baseball cap inside the building just before alarm was activated.

Newtown Township Police have released surveillance video footage of a burglary that occurred early Wednesday at Piccolo Trattoria on West Road. 

A man, who was captured on video yanking the cash register from the restaurant's counter, stole the $3,000 register, which also contained $350 in cash, police said.

Police released this surveillance video Wednesday night of the crime in progress.

Officers arrived at the restaurant at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday in response to an alarm. When officers arrived, the window of the front door was broken and two tables had been overturned. The cash register on the front counter had been ripped out and removed.

Security video captured images of a white male wearing jeans, a button-down shirt and a baseball cap inside the restaurant just before alarm was activated. 

Piccolo Trattoria is located in the shopping center a few doors down from Acme. 

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about the crime should call Detective Harris at 215-579-1000 ext 229.

Kenny Poe June 26, 2014 at 08:10 AM
Amazing...when perp is white, the press states it. When black, they leave this critical piece out for fear of offending an entire group or appearing "racist".
Kara Seymour June 26, 2014 at 09:06 AM
And here: http://roxborough.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/roxborough-store-robbed-at-gunpoint-police-seek-help-identifying-suspects
kmh106 June 26, 2014 at 11:49 AM
It's an article about trying to identify the man caught on camera. Why would they not describe him? Don't be a jackass.
Kenny Poe June 26, 2014 at 10:15 AM
Are you saying Kara, that the Patch and others report race of suspects with equal treatment? Because I can cite many where the OBVIOUS color of perps was left out of report. Two reports (of dozens) does not make the Patch any less fearful. Be honest.
Kara Seymour June 26, 2014 at 10:18 AM
no I'm just saying what I do in my reporting.


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