Police: Man with razor blade robbed 86-year-old in West Philadelphia

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Monday, April 24, 2017

WEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are looking for the suspect who confronted an 86-year-old man near 61st and Market last week, brandishing a razor blade.

The victim ignored the suspect, but was unaware the suspect was following him home.

When the victim got home, the suspect allegedly attacked him from behind. A woman inside was also attacked.

The suspect took 50 to 60 dollars' worth of lottery tickets from the victim's pockets before running off.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing dark colored zip-up hooded sweatshirt with a lime green t-shirt underneath, dark colored knit hat, and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police.


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