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Suspect Wanted In Robbery Of 82-Year-Old Frankford Man Caught On Surveillance Video

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(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – An update to a CBS 3 Exclusive — a new clue in the search for the suspect who police say beat and robbed an 82-year-old man in Frankford.

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video in hopes someone recognizes the suspect from Tuesday’s attack.

The victim spoke only to CBS 3 following the attack (see previous story). The 82-year-old had just left the bank when police say the suspect maced and punched him on Griscom Street.

The suspect got away with $1,200. He is described as a Black male, 30 to 40-years-old, 5’9″-6’0″, 250 pounds, wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.

The victim is recovering from his injuries.

To watch the surveillance video, click here.

To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. Anyone with information can also call Northeast Detectives Division at215-686-3153/3154.

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