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The Bobster
01-21-2017, 02:36 PM

Caught On Video: Transgender Woman Attacked In Center City
January 21, 2017 1:08 PM


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Police are investigating the assault of a transgender woman in Center City that was captured on cell phone video.

It happened shortly before 5 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of Filbert Street.

Police say a transgender woman :confused: was walking with two friends when they were approached by a man who began exchanging words with the group.

Police say the suspect threw a bag at the woman and then struck her while shouting homophobic and transphobic slurs. :p

The suspect then fled the area as the victim began gathering her belongings from the ground.

Clear video of the attack and the suspect was captured on a cell phone.

Police have released the video in an effort to help identify the suspect.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police at 215-686-3093/3094.