The Philadelphia Police Department is looking to identify the suspect who sexually assaulted two females in Mayfair.
In the below incidents the complainants were walking alone in the same area between the hours of 11:30 pm, and 1:00 am. The suspect approached both victims from behind and threatened both with an unknown object placed to their necks.
On Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:45 pm, The victim, a 23 year-old female, was walking on the 3300 block of Tyson Avenue when an unknown male approached her from behind and placed an unknown object to her neck and threatened to harm her if she failed to cooperate. The suspect then forced her into a rear driveway on the 3300 block of Disston Street where he sexually assaulted her.
Suspect Description: White male, 20 years-of-age, 6'0″, clean shaven, medium build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants.
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:50 am, the victim, a 29 year-old, female was walking home in an alleyway on the 3200 block of Wellington Street when she observed an unknown male walking behind her. Before reaching her residence, the male grabbed her by the back of the neck and began pushing her forward. When she screamed for help and struggled to escape, the male placed an unknown object to her neck while he attempted to remove her clothing. When a witness who had been alerted by noises attempted to help the male released the complainant and fled on foot while being pursued by the witness, and was last seen on Rowland Avenue.
Suspect Description: White male or possibly a black male with a light complexion, 20 years-of-age, 6'0″-6'1", 150-170 lbs., goatee with mustache, short dark hair, wearing a white t-shirt under a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants.
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:
Special Victims Unit
Det. Lichtenhahn #2406