Can You Help Philadelphia Police ID Sexual Assault Suspect?

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Special Victims Unit of the Philadelphia Police Department is seeking help to identify a male suspect shown in a video related to a sexual assault that occurred on May 2, 2023, around 1:50 am near the 3800 block of Chestnut Street.

The suspect is described as a Black male, between 20 to 30 years old, approximately 6 feet in height, with short hair. He was seen wearing a dark hooded Polo zip-up jacket, blue denim jeans with white stitch work on the inseam, and peach-colored sneakers.

The suspect carried a knife, which was later found at the scene. Regardless, he is considered dangerous and should not be approached. Please call 911 immediately if you spot him.

Anyone possessing any information that might assist in the case may contact the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251. Alternatively, you can share the information anonymously online via this link.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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