Man Rapes and Robs Woman in Center City - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Man Rapes and Robs Woman in Center City

The incident occurred near a PATCO train stop, Planned Parenthood and a women’s help center

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    Man Robs and Sexually Assaults Woman in Center City

    Police are searching for a man who raped and robbed a woman in Center City, Sunday morning. NBC10 speaks with a woman who works near where the sexual assault took place.

    (Published Tuesday, July 9, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A 37-year-old woman was raped and robbed in a parking lot on 1200 Latimer Street on Sunday, around 6 a.m.

    • No arrests have been made. Police said the suspect was dressed in all black.

    • The incident occurred near a PATCO train stop, Planned Parenthood and a women’s help center.

    An investigation is underway after a man raped and robbed a woman in Center City, Sunday morning.

    The unidentified man sexually assaulted and robbed a 37-year-old woman in a parking lot on 1200 Latimer Street around 6 a.m. He then fled in a vehicle with an unknown Pennsylvania tag southbound on 12th Street and westbound on Spruce Street.

    The woman was taken to Jefferson University Hospital where she is in stable condition.

    No arrests have been made. Police have not released a detailed description of the suspect but said he was wearing a black shirt and black pants.

    The incident occurred near a PATCO train stop, Planned Parenthood and a women’s help center.

    “A little nerve-racking knowing that it happened right around the corner of my job,” Jennifer Miller, who works near the location, told NBC10. “I kind of get off of my train, hold the mace in my hand. I’m looking around. Looking over my shoulder.”

    If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia police.

    CORRECTION (July 9, 2019 11:24 a.m.): A previous version of this story misstated the date when the assault occurred.