UPDATE... SUBJECT IDENTIFIED and charges filed...Assistance request....Who would do this!?



     UPDATE... The subject was identified and criminal charges have been filed.   On January, 28, 2019 at approximately 3:10 pm, the WRPD was dispatched to a business in the 600 block of Penn Avenue in West Reading Borough.  A witness advised that a male had just left the store after stealing a tip jar with an amount of currency in it that was seated on top of the counter. The attached pictures are of the male who stole the tip jar and cash.  This male fled the scene on foot, prior to police arrival.  The suspect is described as a light complected male with a thin build in his early to mid twenties.  At the time of the incident he had a dark beard and mustache.  He was wearing a black hat, long gray colored jacket, black bicycle- type gloves with fingers exposed, dark pants, and black or dark colored shoes. The suspect also had a dark satchel type bag strapped across his body.  If anyone can identify this person please contact the WRPD at 610-373-0111, click on the "Submit a Tip" button on this page to submit an anonymous tip, call anonymously to "Crime Alert Berks County" at 1 (877) 373-9913 or anonymously "Text a Tip" to "Crime Alert Berks County" by texting 847411 and starting the message with the word ALERTBERKS and then your tip.  The WRPD thanks you in advance for your assistance.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 (All day)
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