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November 12, 2015

WATCH: $20,000 reward offered for info on Center City homicide suspect

The victim, a 47-year-old man from Southwest Philly, was stabbed in chest waiting for a SEPTA bus

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The Philadelphia Police Department’s Homicide Division seeks the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspect pictured here who wanted for a homicide in Center City East that occurred Sept. 24, 2015.

Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate a suspect wanted for the fatal stabbing of a man waiting for a bus in Center City earlier this fall, according to information released Thursday.

The city is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person allegedly responsible for this crime.

The victim, 47-year-old William Vaughn of the Kingsessing section, had been waiting for a SEPTA bus at about 6:42 a.m. at Broad and Arch streets when he was stabbed in the chest, police said. He died later from his injuries.

According to police, the alleged attacker is a black man in his 40s who is possibly homeless. He is between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, and he was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jacket and tan pants as he ran north on Broad Street toward Race Street.

The suspect was carrying a royal blue backpack and yellow supermarket-type plastic bag.

Anyone with information should contact the Homicide Division at 215-686-3334/3335 or dial 911. Tips may be called to 215-686-TIPS or texted to PPD TIP (773847).

Use this form to submit a tip anonymously.