Suspect sought for multiple assaults in South Philadelphia

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Suspect sought for multiple assaults in South Philadelphia. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on January 6, 2019.

The search continues for a man accused in a number of assaults in South Philadelphia.

Police say the suspect is connected to three incidents since December 20th.

Investigators released a photo of the person they are looking for Saturday night.

In one case, police say the man assaulted a woman on the 700 block of South Street.

Days later, police say he approached a woman on the 1300 block of Morris Street, but they say she got away safely.

Then last Sunday, on the 200 block of Fitzwater Street, officers say the suspect pushed a woman to the ground and tried to cover her mouth.

They say she was able to fight him off.

If you recognize the suspect you are asked to call police.

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