Man Leaving Downtown Bar Robbed of $1,000 in Jewelry, Shoes

Police say the victim was followed when he left a bar at 13th and Locust, and later was assaulted by four men on Chestnut Street.

A man walking home from a Center City bar this summer was followed and assaulted by four people, police said today. The four assailants beat the man and robbed him of jewelry, sunglasses and shoes worth $1,000.

The robbery happened on August 28th after a 44-year-old patron left a bar at 13th and Locust, according to police. A man followed him. The victim continued down the 1100 block of Chestnut Street, where the man — now joined by three others — assaulted him.

The victim was knocked unconscious, and awoke to find all his expensive accessories missing. He was transported to Jefferson Hospital and treated for facial lacerations.

Suspect Gayborhood Washington Square West Market East robbery

A surveillance still of the suspect in a robbery in Center City in late August.

Police released surveillance footage today of the alleged attacker. Anyone with information is asked to call Central Detectives at 215-686-3093. Confidential tips can also be called in to 215.686.8477, texted to 773847 or submitted using this online form.