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Philly Priest Maced, Robbed

Philadelphia Police release a surveillance picture of man wanted for attacking a 65-year-old priest



    Philadelphia Police
    If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093.

    A Philadelphia priest is maced and robbed while waiting for a bus in Center City.

    Police say the 65-year-old priest was standing at 11th and Walnut Street, waiting for a SEPTA bus, when he was approached by a man who sprayed him, then reached in his pockets and pulled out his money clip.

    The priest's pants were tore during the attack, that happened in broad daylight, between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Police say the attacker ran off with $125.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093.


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