Police: Man Slashes Face Of Woman, $12,500 Reward Offered - New York News

Surveillance Video: Man Slashes Face Of Woman, $12,500 Reward Offered

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Philadelphia police are looking for the man they say slashed a woman's face and then stole her purse.

The incident happened on the 700 block of South 9th Street on November 11 at 4:05am.

The offender approached the 23-year old woman from behind and struck her face, causing a large laceration which required 110 stitches.  The suspect then stole the woman's purse.  He fled on foot towards Fitzwater Street. 

The purse was located a short time later in a nearby alley.

A $12,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit.

The suspects description is as follows: White male, thin build, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with an emblem on left side of hood, black pants and dark colored shoes.

You can view the entire surveillance video on the Philadelphia Police's YouTube channel.    

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