Man Ambushed and Robbed After Suspects Come Up From Behind

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a brutal robbery.

According to the criminal complaint, on March 12, 2023, at approximately 10:12 pm, the victim was walking at 12th Street and Girard Avenue when he was punched from behind by Suspect #1. The victim’s head hit a nearby wall, causing him to lose consciousness. Suspects #2 and #3 then took the victim’s money and cell phone before leaving the area. The 62-year-old male victim was transported to Temple Hospital where he was treated for multiple fractures to his face, as well as bleeding on the brain.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Philadelphia Police immediately at 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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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