Two people were attacked after exiting the number 14 bus at 30th and
Cherry Dearborn yesterday evening.
When the victims — a man and a woman — exited the bus around 9:35 p.m., the suspect followed them off the bus and approached them from behind. He knocked the man to the ground and stole his debit card. The woman tried to get away, but he attacked her, too, and stole her phone.
On February 29th, at approximately 9:35 pm, a male and female got off a Metro bus in the 800 Block of 30th Avenue South. As they were walking home, an unknown suspect, who was also on the same bus, approached them from behind and knocked the male to the ground. The suspect took the victim’s debit card. The female attempted to walk away, but the suspect knocked her down as well and took her cell phone. The suspect then left the area. The victims sustained minor scratches from the assault.
East Precinct officers responded to the area, as well as a K9 team, but the suspect was already gone. The suspect was described as a black male, in his 30′s, bald, and wearing a dark trench coat.
Man fires gun outside Swedish Cherry Hill emergency room
Early this morning, staff at the Swedish Cherry Hill emergency room asked a man to leave after he entered the waiting area without checking in or needing medical attention. When he left, he pulled out a gun and fired a single shot into the air, according to police.
On 03-01-12, at approximately 1:30 a.m., an unknown male entered the emergency room of a hospital in the 500 block of 16 Ave and sat in the waiting room without checking in. When staff determined he was not there for any medical needs they asked him to leave. The male walked outside, pulled out a gun and fired a single round into the air before leaving on foot northbound. No injuries were reported and no property damage was found.
The suspect is described as a black male, mid 20s, 5-09, thin build, wearing a blue hooded jacket, blue knit cap with white lettering on the front, blue jeans, and blue sneakers.