The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that former 76ers star Allen Iverson had a backpack containing about $500,000 in jewelry stolen Monday from a Center City hotel.

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About 10:30am Monday, the suspect entered the Philadelphia Sofitel hotel on S. 17th St. and took the backpack. Police on Monday night released an image from surveillance video of the suspect.

The suspect was described as black, about 20 years old, around 6-feet tall with a thin build, police said. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, red shirt, dark-colored pants, and black-and-white sneakers.

No reason has yet been given why Iverson was at the hotel and why he had so much expensive jewelry with him.

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