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November 25, 2015

WATCH: Man injured after strong-arm robbery in Port Richmond

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The Philadelphia Police are hoping to locate this man, who police say, injured another man during a strong arm robbery in Port Richmond.

Philadelphia Police is seeking the public's help in finding a man wanted in a robbery that happened in Port Richmond on Oct. 30.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 5:10 a.m., when a 50-year-old man was in the lobby of a Wells Fargo bank at 1837 East Allegheny Avenue.

At that time, police say the man was approached by a black male, wearing a blue hooded coat and blue jeans who grabbed him by the pants.

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Police said that when a struggle ensued the suspect ripped the victim's jeans and took about $300 before fleeing on foot. The suspect was last seen on Allegheny Avenue toward Kensington Avenue. 

Law enforcement officials said the victim suffered minor injuries to his legs during the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident or this suspect is urged to call Philadelphia police at (215) 686-8477 or text a tip to 773847. 

Also, tips can be sent anonymously to police here.