Philadelphia Police Say Suspect Fought With 51-Year-Old Woman in Failed Scooter Robbery

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – A man who tried to forcefully rob a mobility scooter from a 51-year-old woman failed, but now police are asking the public to try to find him.

On Saturday, at 3:00 pm, the victim, a 51-year-old female, parked her electric scooter outside of a property on the 1600 block of Brandywine Street.

“While trying to enter a property, an unknown black male approached and attempted to steal the electric scooter,” the Philadelphia Police Department reported. “The victim fought with the offender and was able to stop him from taking it. During the struggle, the suspect bit the right hand of the victim and threatened to kill her. When several passersby came to her ais the suspect was scared away.”