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Police Release Suspect's Photo In Mugging Of Priest

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A photo of the suspect police believe was involved in the robbery of a priest was released Thursday. A photo of the suspect police believe was involved in the robbery of a priest was released Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA -

Police have released Thursday a photo of the man who they believe was involved in the robbery of a priest in Philadelphia.

The robbery happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday as an Episcopalian Priest was waiting for a SEPTA bus at a stop on the 1100 block of Walnut Street.

Police say the priest was approached by  a man who sprayed him with some the type of chemical then reached into his pocket to steal his money clip, which had $125 in it.

In the process, police say the suspect ripped the priest's pants pocket.

The suspect was last seen running eastbound on Walnut Street.

Police say the priest was taken to Jefferson Hospital and later released.

If you have any information, you're asked to call police at: 215-686-TIPS or text a tip to TIPS (8744).

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