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Police Searching For Suspect In North Philadelphia Laundromat Aggravated Assault

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect who punched an employee in the face at a North Philadelphia laundromat.

According to police, the 26-year-old male employee was trying to disperse a crowd from loitering inside the New Liberty Laundromat located at 705 West Bristol Street around 3:04 p.m. on Dec. 18th.

(Video courtesy of Philadelphia PD.)

Police say an unknown male then punched the employee in the face several times, causing a broken nose and orbital bone, before fleeing the scene.

The suspect has been described as an 18-year-old, 5-foot-6, black male weighing between 140-150 pounds with a moustache. He was wearing a black knit hat, black jacket, dark colored jeans and sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 911 or 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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