SEPTA police looking for man who robbed girl with knife in Center City

Transit police released a surveillance video of a man believed to be the suspect in a knifepoint robbery.
PHOTO: SEPTA

Investigators released a surveillance image to help find a man who robbed a teenage girl at knifepoint Tuesday afternoon inside a Center City subway station.

SEPTA transit police said the robbery occurred at around 3:30 p.m. at the Broad Street Line’s Race-Vine Station. The 16-year-old victim was not seriously injured, according to authorities.

The suspect was caught on camera boarding the subway and getting off at City Hall, SEPTA said. He then took a Route 13 trolley bound for West and Southwest Philadelphia, as well as Delaware County.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call transit police at 215-580-8111.

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