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

(Credit: Northwest Detectives)

(Credit: Northwest Detectives)

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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 http://phillypolice.com/news.

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.