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Released: 5/10/2009 

DRPA Police Release Sketch of Ben Franklin Bridge Robbery Suspect

The Delaware River Port Authority's Public Safety Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who physically assaulted and robbed a Philadelphia Homicide Detective on the Ben Franklin Bridge walkway Tuesday morning. The suspect is described as a 25-30 year-old Hispanic male, believed to be 5'5" to 5'7" tall. We are asking that anyone with information please contact DRPA Sgt. Ray Paterno at 856-969-7884.

Age: 25-30 YRS
Race: White or Hispanic
Sex: Male
Height: 5'5" to 5'7" -/+
Complexion: Olive
Build: Stocky
Hair: Brown curly Unkempt

Clothing: Oversized dark blue pullover sweatshirt; oversized dark baggie jeans, sneakers.

Event Description:
North Side of Walkway of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, point of a small semi-auto dark pistol. Fled east towards Camden on a 26" - 28" Light Powder Blue 10 speed racing type bicycle, thin tires. Taken gold rope 16" neckchain and a open heart gold pendent with a round diamond stone.


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