Caught on Cam: Violent Attack, Robbery in Queen Village

Police are searching for a suspect who was caught on camera attacking and robbing a woman in Queen Village.

The attack happened about 3 a.m. on July 31 in the 700 block of Passyunk Avenue.

Surveillance video shows the female running from the suspect.

When the suspect caught up to the victim, police say he assaulted her and then stole her cell phone.

The suspect then ran away.

Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit investigators looked into the incident because the woman’s clothing was touched during the attack, but they later said no sexual assault occurred, instead, police referred the incident as a strong arm robbery.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call 911.

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