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Police: Suspect Robs, Chokes Victim At Philadelphia Holiday Inn

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect who attacked and robbed a female in a room at the Holiday Inn on Packer Avenue.

The incident occurred on March 24 around 8 p.m.

The 20-year-old victim was waiting for a visitor when she heard a knock at the door. The suspect forced his way in  the room and began attacking her. He then began choking the victim until she passed out.

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When she later regained consciousness she noticed several items were missing.

The victim suffered minor facial injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’6” tall, 25-30-years-old, short hair, wearing a white knit hat with a design and all dark colored clothing.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Southwest Detectives at 215-686-3013.