PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities say a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning in Wissinoming Park.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. According to police, the girl was approached by a 26-year-old man who grabbed her phone and bag, then sexually assaulted her before leaving the scene on foot.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Students, Staff To Resume Masking As COVID Cases Continue To Rise In City
The victim was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital after she flagged down a passerby for help.READ MORE: West Philly Double Shooting Leaves 30-Year-Old Man Dead, Teen Hospitalized: Police
Police were able to find the suspect after they were given a description. He was located at Frankford Avenue and Bridge Street and taken into custody without incident. His identity is not available at this time.
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