Suspect wanted for multiple sexual assaults in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA -Philadelphia police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a serial sexual assault suspect on the loose.

At this time, police have tied a black male suspect, approximately 19-21 years-old to at least three sexual assaults. There could be more.

“He is being investigated for at least three sexual assaults that occurred in the Fairhill, Olney and Nicetown sections of Philadelphia,” the PPD said Tuesday.

The sexual assaults occurred on the 4500 block of N 5th St, 1600 block of W Bristol St, and the 4900 block of N Lawrence St. The suspect is believed to frequent the Olney section, specifically the 5th Street corridor.

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The suspect is described by police as a black male, 19 to 21 years-of-age, dark complexion, approximately 5’9 in height, thin build, clean shaven and was wearing a two-tone dark green and black hooded puffy coat, dark green hooded sweatshirt underneath with black Adidas track style pants with white stripe and logo as well as gray New Balance sneakers.