Rittenhouse Rape Suspect Worked at Tashan

The Indian restaurant has released a statement about Milton Garcia.

rittenhouse-rapist-tashanPolice have arrested 28-year-old Milton Garcia for the rape and robbery of a 26-year-old woman who lives on the 1900 block of Spruce Street in Rittenhouse Square. Garcia was arrested at Tashan, the popular Indian restaurant on Broad Street, where he was a part-time employee.

Tashan has released the following statement:

Philadelphia Police have arrested a part-time kitchen employee Milton Garcia in connection with an on-going rape investigation.

Garcia has been employed at Tashan for 3 months and presented all appropriate documents for employment.

He was also by employed at two others businesses in the city.

Other than showing up for assigned shifts and performing his limited duties, with NO CUSTOMER INTERACTION, Garcia gave us no reason to suspect he was involved in any criminal activity.

We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation.