Police search for suspect in Point Breeze robberies

PHILADELPHIA - December 5, 2013

Police released surveillance video of the suspect taken minutes before he attacked a 66-year-old woman on November 24th in the area of 1800 block of South 24th Street.

Police say the thief followed the woman for a few minutes then knocked her unconscious from behind.

He stole her purse containing her identification, $20 and a bible.

Investigators say the man has struck a handful of times between November 7th and December 2nd.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.

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