PHILADELPHIA — A man suspected of stealing $500,000 worth of jewelry from former NBA star Allen Iverson’s backpack surrendered to police late Monday, authorities said Tuesday.
According to Warminster Township Police Chief James Donnelly III, the 21-year-old man surrendered in the Bucks County suburb, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Police said they were assisted by a photo of the man captured by surveillance cameras at the Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square hotel, the newspaper reported.
Police said the theft occurred around 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to the newspaper. A police source said the man gave authorities a Rolex belonging to Iverson, then pointed officers to an apartment where the backpack and remaining jewelry were located, the Inquirer reported.
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