Published on Oct 25, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department's East Detectives Division is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect who robbed a 24 year-old female in Old Kensington.
The incident occurred on October 18, 2013, at 1:00 pm, as the complainant was walking on the 1300 block of North Palethorp Street an unknown male approached her from behind striking her with a closed fist. After taking the complainant's purse containing identification, credit cards and $26 in cash, the suspect fled on foot toward Master Street then toward American Street.
Suspect Description: Black male, 20-23 years-of-age, 6'0, thin build, 160lbs, wearing a gray tee shirt and light colored blue jeans.
If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
East Detectives Division
Det. Hiller #663