What to Know
- A man sexually assaulted a Philadelphia homeowner at gunpoint Tuesday, according to police.
- The man claimed to be a landscaper prior to the sexual assault, investigators said.
- Police released surveillance photos of the suspect.
Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a Philadelphia homeowner at gunpoint after claiming to be a landscaper.
Police say the suspect entered a home on East Johnson Street Tuesday at 5 p.m. and sexually assaulted a victim while armed with a handgun.
The suspect is described as a thin, black male in his 30s standing between 5-foot-10 and 6-feet with a beard and multiple tattoos on both arms. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt with the word “winner” on the front, black pants and a black hat with a red circle emblem on the front.
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He also claimed he was a landscaper before he sexually assaulted the victim, police said.
If you have any information on the suspect’s whereabouts, please call the Special Victims Unit at 215-686-3251 or 911.