November 10, 2015
Philadelphia police detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for allegedly punching a 51-year-old woman in the face as she walked in Fairmont.
According to a release from the department's Central Detective Division, the alleged incident took place as the woman was headed east on the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. at 4:05 p.m. on Nov. 4.
The woman told police she was struck by an unknown black male and sustained a laceration above her eye, officials said. After the incident, the suspect fled west on Pennsylvania Avenue.
The alleged assailant is described as 6 feet tall with a thin build and was wearing a blue T-shirt and black pants, police said.
Anyone who sees the suspect should call 911, police said. To submit a tip via telephone, dial (215) 686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Also, Detective Kovach with the Central Detective Division can be contacted at (215) 686-3093.
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