Indecent assaults against teenage girls

October 27, 2009 2:41:36 PM PDT
Philadelphia police are investigating a series of indecent assaults against teenage girls. The assaults have been happening inside one square mile of the East Mount Airy and Mount Airy neighborhoods.

Police are linking the suspect to eight incidents since June of 2008.

The latest happened today on the 74-hundred block of Germantown Avenue.

The victim in this case was a 16-year-old female student headed to Parkway High School.

The suspect is described as between 40 and 50 years old... Weighs about 220 pounds... And is between 5-11 and 6-3 with a medium build.

All of the victims were between 14 and 17 years old - so nearby schools have been alerted about these incidents.

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