Philadelphia police have released this sketch of the man who attacked a woman in Fairmount Park in the Cresheim Creek area near the McCallum Street bridge.
The following is from the Philadelphia Police Blog:
Northwest Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for an attempted robbery/assault in Chestnut Hill.
On Friday September 26, 2014, at 5:00 pm, the complainant, a 51 year-old female, was walking in Wissahickon (Fairmount) Park, on the hiking trail near the 600 block of Gatehouse Lane. An unknown male approached the complainant, demanded money while threatening her. He then forced her to the ground, choked her and asked for sex. After a struggle, the offender fled on foot. No sexual contact was made.
- Suspect Description: Black male, 25-30 years-of-age, 6’0″, dark complected, muscular build, curly hair, wearing a red Polo style shirt with white writing, tan pants, and a baseball cap.
- If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately.
- To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.
- Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.
- All tips will be confidential.
If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Special Victims Unit
Det. Montgomery #9736
215-685-3251, 52, 53