Published on Dec 5, 2013
The Philadelphia Police Department's South Detectives Division is looking to identify the suspect for multiple robberies in Point Breeze.
This suspect is responsible for multiple robberies that occurred between November 7, 2013, and December 2, 2013, and targets women who are walking alone.
On November 24, 2013, at 7:15 am, the Complainant, a 66 year old female, was walking north on the 1800 block of South 24th Street when she was followed from behind by an unknown male on a bicycle. Minutes later at 7:30 am, surveillance video was recovered at 1700 block of 24th Street depicting the suspect still following the complainant minutes before the suspect struck her from behind knocking her unconscious. The suspect then robbed the complainant taking her purse containing various ID, $20 and her bible then fled the area in an unknown direction.
Suspect Description: Male, unknown race, medium build, wearing a gray jacket or sweatshirt over a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.
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:
South Detectives Division
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