Philly Woman Caught on Camera Beating Man in Vicious Bus Attack
Philadelphia police are searching for a woman who was caught on camera viciously assaulting a man on a city bus late last month.
Surveillance footage released Wednesday shows a woman wearing a pink shirt and sunglasses boarding a SEPTA bus, sitting down for a brief moment, then getting up and raining blows on a male passenger seated in the back. She repeatedly slaps and punches the man in the face and head; he puts his arms up to shield himself but otherwise does not fight back.
Several passengers are seen watching the assault but do not intervene.
The woman, described as black, stocky and about five-foot-five, got off the bus when it stopped and “fled the area on foot in an unknown direction,” police said. The victim suffered minor injuries to the head and face.
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the victim told police the woman was a complete stranger and that he did nothing to provoke her attack.
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