By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for a man after they say he threw a board at a person as he walked down the street. This happened around 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 15 along the 800 block of North Broad Street.

According to police, they were called to the scene for reports of a person screaming. When they arrived they spoke with a 43-year-old man who said he had been assaulted by another man.

The victim told police the suspect threw a board at him, striking him in the face. The victim was taken to the hospital and received 15 stitches to close a large cut above his left eye.

Police are describing the suspect as a black man around 5-foot-10, wearing a black jacket, white socks and sandals.

credit: Philadelphia Police

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