Center City Woman Wakes Up to Find Burglar Stealing Roommate’s Clothes

Police say a woman on the 1200 block of Walnut Street found another woman stealing her roommate's clothes. The clothing thief then fled.


Cops say this woman burgled a Center City apartment building. (Image: Philadelphia Police)

A woman in the Washington Square West section of Center City found a burglar in her apartment stealing her roommate’s clothes, police said.

The woman, who lives on the 1200 block of Walnut Street in the Gayborhood, told cops she heard a noise at around 10:45 p.m. on March 14th. She went downstairs and found a woman she didn’t know holding her roommate’s clothes.

She confronted the suspect, who then fled. Police then got surveillance footage of the woman taking several items from another apartment in the building.

If you recognize this burglar, cops ask you to contact them. You can call (215.686.8477), text (to 773847) or submit using this online form. Police say all tips are confidential.