PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police have released surveillance video of a Buddhist monk as he was attacked and robbed inside a Sunoco in South Philadelphia on Sunday, January 3.
Authorities say the 61-year-old victim was buying lotto tickets at the gas station, located at 801 South Broad Street, when a black male snuck up from behind and grabbed about $350 from him.READ MORE: 'Somebody Better Give Me My Food': Woman Pulls Gun On Philadelphia Chipotle Cashier Demanding Food, Police Say
The surveillance footage shows the victim run after the robber before the two get into a struggle outside.
The suspect was able to push his victim to the ground before taking off in a dark silver car.READ MORE: Charity Run Mocking Trump Campaign's Four Seasons Total Landscaping News Conference Returns For 2nd Year
The victim was cut on his leg during the scuffle.
Police say the suspect’s car is a dark silver, newer-model Ford Mustang with a PA tag of JHY-3783.
Detectives say anyone who sees the suspect should call 911 immediately and avoid approaching him.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Booster Shots: Who Will Get Third Shot, And How Soon?