It’s so meta.
Police in Philadelphia are looking for a man caught on surveillance cameras stealing….. other surveillancecameras.
In what might be the most post-modern crime in city history, video cameras recorded the suspect using a step ladder to steal a camera at 19th and Porter Streets in the city’s Girard Estates neighborhood in the early morning hours of April 26.
Three days later, he stole a camera from the same location. In that instance he used a chair.
The most post-modern crime in Philadelphia history happened on the 2400 block of S. 20thStreet.
On April 26, a camera caught the alleged thief: