Philadelphia Police Search for Suspects in Violent Robbery

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Central Detective Division is seeking public assistance in identifying two male suspects involved in a violent robbery at 12th Street and Girard Avenue. On March 12, a 62-year-old male victim was punched from behind by one of the suspects, causing him to lose consciousness. The suspects then stole the victim’s money and cell phone before fleeing the scene.

The victim was taken to Temple Hospital, where he was treated for multiple facial fractures and bleeding on the brain. Suspect descriptions are available on the Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Central Detective Division.

If you see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately. To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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