Bus stop blitz

By Amanda L. Snyder
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Police are seeking two men, who were captured on surveillance video committing a robbery in Lower Moyamensing.

A 46-year-old man was waiting for a bus on the 700 block of Jackson Street at 12:20 a.m. Friday when a man pointed a black handgun at him and assaulted him as another rummaged through his pockets, taking $400, according to the Police Public Affairs Unit. The pair fled in a unknown direction.

The armed suspect was described as Latino, 5-foot-2; having facial hair; and wearing a black jacket and blue jeans while the other thief was described as black, 5-foot-2 and wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit

Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at or ext. 117.

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1. Wavey Puckwaltz said... on Nov 3, 2012 at 05:01AM

“the dude in the holister hoodie looks like he might be asian”

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2. Anonymous said... on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:22PM

“Look like Asian to me”

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3. Anonymous said... on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:22PM

“Look like Asian to me”


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