Officers arrested a homeless man who allegedly attacked an Asian woman in Philadelphia’s Center City area over the weekend.
“Police say the man walked up to the 27-year-old woman, struck her in the face and walked away without exchanging any words,” CBS Philly reported Monday.
Surveillance video showed the suspect approach two women on 11th Street at about 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The suspect appeared to pull his hand out of his pocket, slap one of the women, then continue walking past them. The alleged victim stumbled backward as the other woman reached out to her.
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“Philadelphia police arrested 30-year-old Alex White about a block away from the incident. He is charged with simple assault and recklessly endangering another person,” the CBS article read.
Councilmember Mark Squilla represents the area’s first