July 31, 2018
Philadelphia police have arrested one man and are searching for a second suspect in connection with the home invasion and sexual assault of an 82-year-old woman in West Philadelphia.
Darius Johnson, 23, of East Lansdowne, was arrested and charged with attempted rape, burglary, robbery and related charges in connection with the July 19 incident in the 6000 block of Sansom Street, police said.
John was arrested in Folcroft, Delaware County, police said.
According to the police Special Victims Unit, two males wearing towels over their heads entered the woman's home and sexually assaulted her before taking several items from the home.
The incident remains under investigation as police search for the second suspect, police said.
People with any information about the incident can contact contact the Special Victims Unit at (215) 685-3251, or dial 911.