PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects accused of attacking a 17-year-old girl on the Broad Street Line in North Philadelphia. The suspects were caught on camera.
Investigators say the suspects demanded the teen girl give them her cellphone at the Girard station on Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Dirt Bike Rider Wanted In Hit-And-Run That Left Teenager Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
There was an altercation and the suspects ran away.READ MORE: Republican Nomination For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Race Uncertain As Thousands Of Mail-In Votes Still Being Counted
The victim was not injured.
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They call them crimes of opportunity.