Video: Wild Assault On Center City Subway Platform

The victim is 15 years old.


Editor’s Note: This piece has been updated to reflect more current information. Police reports originally identified the stop as Lombard-South.

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify suspects in an assault that occurred at the Walnut-Locust stop of the Broad Street Subway.


According to police, the wild attack took place last Thursday, March 19th, at 4:17 p.m. The 15-year-old victim was seated on a bench on the northbound platform when he was jumped and pummeled by a group of young males, who quickly fled the scene. The victim was treated for his injuries at Hahnemann Hospital. Anyone with information is asked to call Central Detectives at 215-686-3093.

Here’s a decent look at two of the suspects:

broad street assault suspects

Watch the complete surveillance video below: