Suspect Arrested in Girard Avenue Trolley Attack

Damon Oliver turned himself in.


Last week, we told you about the 17-year-old girl attacked on the morning of January 21st on the Route 15 trolley around 700 West Girard Avenue. She wound up with a broken nose and other injuries.

On Wednesday, police announced the arrest of 40-year-old Damon Oliver (left) of North Philadelphia.

Oliver turned himself in to police and has been charged with terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment.

Oliver pleaded guilty to simple assault in 2007, was found guilty of theft in 2000 and aggravated assault in 1995.

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