PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for the suspect wanted in a robbery in the city’s Fairmount neighborhood. Officials say the suspect approached a 25-year-old woman on the 700 block of North 24th Street asking for money on Feb. 26 just after 8 p.m.
The victim offered the man $5. The man then became aggressive and reportedly told the victim she was going to get him money from an ATM on Fairmount Avenue.READ MORE: Police: 9-Year-Old Boy Shot When Gunman Fires Into Olney Home
He walked the victim to the ATM on the 2300 block if Fairmount Avenue where she withdrew $60 and gave it to him.READ MORE: Byron McDonald II Suspected In Killing 2-Year-Old Son's Mother, Grandmother, Police Say
The man then fled the area on foot heading west on Fairmount Avenue from 24th Street.
The suspect is described as a Black man around 50 years old, 5’6″ tall, thin build. He was wearing a baseball-type hat, green and black flannel jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.MORE NEWS: Buena Community Rallies To Save Suspended Landisville Volunteer Fire Company From Permanent Shutdown
Anyone with information is urged to contact Philadelphia police at 215-686-3093/3094.