An armed man in a Phillies hat robbed and bound two women and a man and then sexually assaulted one of the women after starting up a conversation in an area known as Graffiti Pier.
The heist and sex assault played out around 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Cumberland Street near where it reaches the Delaware River in city’s Port Richmond section, said Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit.
The robber pulled a gun and then led the victims, who are all in their 20s, to a wooded area where he took their cellphones, wallets, IDs and cash. The robber then sexually assaulted one of the women then bound the victims with their own clothing before fleeing toward Richmond Street, said police.
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Investigators described the man of being in his early 30s with a stocky build, weighing around 230 pounds and standing around 5-foot, 9-inches tall with light brown hair and light beard. He wore a Phillies cap with a red “P” on it, a white tank top and blue jean shorts during the attack.
Police asked anyone with information to call Det. McGoldrick at: 215-685-3253/54 or to call 911 if they see him.