Cops searching for dog walking suspect in pre-Christmas tire slashing spree

Philadelphia Police Department

The Philadelphia Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a tire slashing spree in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood.

Accoring to police,on Dec. 22, 16 vehicles had their tires slashed or punctured in some way on the 400 block of Hellerman Street, the 6300 block of Shelbourne Street and the 6400 block of Oakley Street.

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Authorities added that the event occurred around 2:00 a.m. with the suspect “slashing the tires as they walked their dog.”

The PPD requested that those with information contact them at215-686-TIPS (8477) or by texting a tip to PPDTIP (773847). Tips can also besubmitted online.

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