Police Looking for Pair in Violent NE Philly Assault Outside Bar

A regular at Benny the Bum's in the Far Northeast was attacked outside the bar. Philadelphia Police released shocking surveillance footage of the assault.


The video is shocking and violent. Footage released by Philadelphia Police late last week shows a violent assault on October 3rd outside Benny the Bum’s bar in Far Northeast Philadelphia.

The bar manager told NBC 10 the victim was a regular at the bar. The man received five staples in his head at Aria Torresdale Hospital after the assault.

In the security cam footage, the female suspect is seen pointing at the man outside the bar. The male suspect then sucker punches the unsuspecting victim. He then jumps on top of him and continues the assault, finally slamming the man’s head into the concrete.

Police released the following descriptions of the suspects:

  • Suspect No. 1: White male, 30 years-of-age, 5’10”, 180lbs., muscular build, wearing a dark colored t-shirt with a graphic design.
  • Suspect No. 2: White female, dark colored hair, 5’5”, thin build, wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153. Confidential tips can also be called in to 215.686.8477, texted to 773847 or submitted using this online form.

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