Marines Were Attacked, Robbed Near “We the People” Rally in Philly

Police say these guys maced, punched, kicked, and robbed a group of Marine Corps reservists after calling them “Nazis” and “white supremacists.”

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Some of the suspects in Saturday’s attack, according to the Philadelphia Police Department.

UPDATE 11/26: Philadelphia antifa activist Tom Keenan has been charged in this attack. Click here for the full story.

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a group of people accused of attacking multiple Marine Corps reservists last Saturday afternoon down the street from the the “We the People” rally.

It happened around 3:20 p.m. on November 17th on the 100 block of South Front Street. According to police, the reservists were approached by a group of males and females, who called the reservists “Nazis” and “white supremacists.”

After that, say police, members of the group maced the reservists and punched and kicked them. One male member of the group allegedly stole a phone belonging to one of the reservists.

Police say that the group ran away northbound on Front Street toward Market Street.

The police department released the following video, which they say captured some of the suspects while they were near the We the People rally:

Police are asking anybody with information to contact detectives Guercio or Palumbo at Central Detectives at 215-686-3047. Tips can also be submitted confidentially via the police tip line at 215-686-TIPS or via text to 773847.