On January 9, 2012, at 8:40 PM, the complainant was walking on the 2000 block of 17th Street when she was approached from behind by an unknown male. The suspect tackled the complainant, took her cell phone and fled north on 17th Street. The suspect may have been in the company of another male just prior to the robbery.
Suspect description: Black male between sixteen and twenty years-of-age with a dark complexion, wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans
If you see the male do not approach him, contact 911 immediately. To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477).
If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact: Central Detective Division 215-686-3093 DC# 12-22-002543