Man blocks elevator exit, robs passenger

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Monday, December 14, 2015
Police released an image of the suspect's face, which was caught on another surveillance camera.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are looking for the man who blocked an elevator exit, then robbed a passenger of more than $800 dollars.

The robbery happened at 5:45 p.m. on November 20th in an office building at 4445 Holden Street.

Surveillance video released by police shows the victim trying to get off the elevator, but the suspect stands in his way.

The victim appears to shove the robbery suspect out of the elevator. Police say there was a struggle, and that victim was robbed of $836 in cash.

The robber then fled down a fire escape.

The victim was not hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.