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Police Searching For Suspect Who Threw Woman To Ground And Stole Her Cell Phone

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery on a SEPTA platform.

On Jan. 15th around 9 p.m., a 27-year-old female traveling on a SEPTA subway train near Logan Station was pulled to the ground by a man who stole her iPhone and fled.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s between 5’5” and 5’7” with a thin build. He has a light complexion and facial hair and was wearing a gray Polo skull cap, a light colored jean jacket and blue jeans.

To see surveillance footage of the suspect, visit The Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel or visit

If you have any information on the suspect, police ask that you call dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

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