Philadelphia Police Seek Assistance Identifying Suspect in Robbery


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Central Detective Division is asking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect involved in a robbery on the 1500 block of Locust Street. The 25-year-old female victim was approached by the suspect who demanded money, assaulted her, and stole her AirPods and Septa Key Card.

The suspect then attempted to force the victim to withdraw money from an ATM but she managed to escape. The suspect is described as a Black male, 40-50 years old, 5’7″ tall, wearing dark clothing, with a scar on his right eye causing it to be closed. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Central Detective Division.

If you see this suspect 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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