October 15, 2015
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in Washington Square.
In surveillance video released Thursday, an unknown male suspect can be seen approaching a 69-year-old man on the 1300 block of Locust St. at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday.
The suspect asks the man for money. When the man pulls out his wallet to offer him some cash, the suspect pushes him to the ground and takes his wallet before fleeing west on Locust Street, police said.
The victim suffered a cut and lump to his head as a result.
The suspect is described as a white male, 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with blue eyes, short brown hair and wearing a brown shirt and gray sweatpants.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at (215) 686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).