Search Continues for Man Who Assaulted Victim in Rittenhouse Square

Police are searching for a man wanted for an aggravated assault committed in the Rittenhouse Square section of Philadelphia.

The victim was walking from the PATCO station located at 1600 Locust Street when the suspect approached him.

The suspect grabbed the 59 year-old male by the throat and threatened him with a box cutter, but the victim was able to fight him off.

The suspect fled from the scene and was last seen on June 22 at the PATCO platform.

Police say the suspect is a black male around 40-50 years old and was wearing a black shirt and green shorts during the time of the assault.

If you have information, please contact the Philadelphia Police Tip Line at 215-686.-8477.

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