PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA says a female porter was attacked on a Broad Street Line platform. It happened Monday morning at the Broad and Walnut station.
SEPTA says she was punched in the face and her head was slammed against a pillar on the platform. The woman reportedly told transit police that she was assaulted by the man after sweeping underneath the bench he was lying on.READ MORE: Crews Battle Wildfire At Brendan T Byrne State Forest In New Jersey
The transit agency says she was transported to Jefferson Hospital for treatment.
The attacker is described as a man in his 20s to early 30s, tall, with medium brown skin, blue jeans, no shoes and a grey heavily worn stretched-out shirt.
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JUST IN — @SEPTA Police are looking for the man in the photos after they say he attacked a female Septa custodial worker this morning at the Walnut / Locust station along the Broad Street. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/5Vn67gQPUr
— Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenCBS3) June 13, 2022
The man fled on Walnut Street toward 15th Street.
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If you recognize the suspect, call SEPTA Transit Police at 215-580-8111.