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Suspect Wanted For Punching Wawa Clerk For Supposedly Looking At His Daughter Turns Himself In

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By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A man caught on a Wawa surveillance tape punching a man last Sunday afternoon has surrendered to police. He was charged and released after posting bail.

Last Sunday afternoon, customers at an Upper Darby Wawa store witnessed an incident in which a man punched another man for supposedly looking at his daughter. The incident was caught on surveillance tape.

After the assault, police began to attempt to identify and apprehend the attacker. Yesterday, Upper Darby police say the wanted man surrendered in the company of his attorney.

The suspect is identified as 45-year-old Gary Edwards of Cedar Avenue in Philadelphia.

Edwards was arrested and arraigned on charges of harassment, disorderly conduct, and simple assault and then freed on $25,000 bail.

No hearing date has been set. The victim was treated for minor injuries and released from a local hospital.

 

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