The woman bumped into an unknown male who was standing in the doorway. Police say the suspect was then caught on video throwing a cup at her and following her off the trolley, striking her one time with a closed fist.
The suspect then grabbed the woman's headphones, police say. After a brief struggle, he got back on the trolley, then decided to take off. He was last seen headed toward 46th Street.
According to the Philadelphia Police:
Southwest Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a robbery in Southwest Cedar Park.
On July 10, 2014, at 5:35 pm, the complainant, a 39 year-old female, was exiting the route 34 Septa trolley at 4700 Baltimore Avenue she bumped into an unknown male who was standing in the doorway when the suspect threw a cup at her then followed her off the trolley striking her one time with a closed fist. The suspect then grabbed the complainant’s headphones and after a brief struggle the suspect entered the trolley briefly, then fled on foot and was last seen towards 46th Street. The complainant was treated at University of Pennsylvania where she received two stitches to her lip.
Suspect Description: Black male, 20 years-of-age, 5’11″, thin build, clean shaven, wearing a dark colored t-shirt with writing on the front, black shorts, and a multicolored backpack with thin shoulder straps.
If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Southwest Detective Division
Det. McDermott #770