Police investigate indecent assault near Philadelphia University

 A view of the 3100 block of W. School House Lane. (Image from Google Maps)

A view of the 3100 block of W. School House Lane. (Image from Google Maps)

Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit investigators are seeking a man accused of indecently assaulting a woman on the 3100 block of W. School House Lane on Tuesday afternoon.



The 20-year-old victim reported that she was walking on the block near Philadelphia University and William Penn Charter School around 3 p.m. There, “an unknown male on a bicycle indecently assaulted her as he rode past on a blue mountain bike,” according to an alert from the SVU.

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The suspect is described as a clean-shaven black male in his late thirties with a buzz-cut hair style, medium complexion and build. He was wearing a black pull-over jacket and pants, according to police.

Police ask anyone with information about the case, or suspect, to call the Special Victims Unit at (215) 685-3251 or the tipsline at (215) 686-TIPS, text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or send it in via the department’s website.

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