A 15-year-old Juniata Park girl claims she was sexually assaulted as she walked home from the store Wednesday.
The alleged assault happened along the 1400 block of E Bristol Street around 2 p.m., according to the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit.
Police say the teenager told them that a man came up from behind, grabbed her and put her in a white van where he sexually assaulted her.
Investigators described the alleged offender as a medium-built, light-complexioned white or Hispanic male in his 20s with a mustache.
Anyone with information on this case should contact SVU detectives at 215-686-3388/89 or submit a tip online.