Police name suspect wanted for allegedly attacking blind man in Germantown [updated w/arrest]

 A view of the attack taken via police camera. (Courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

A view of the attack taken via police camera. (Courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

Update: 6abc is reporting that an arrest was made the morning of Nov. 1.

The Philadelphia Police Department says it has identified the suspect who was captured on video beating a blind man in Germantown earlier this month.

Officers are searching for Germantown resident Mustafa Guyton, 29, who allegedly assaulted the 33-year-old victim near the corner of Seymour St. and Wayne Ave., which is located two blocks from his Logan Street residence.

According to police, the victim was walking on Seymour towards Wayne. Before hitting the corner, the suspect strikes the man, knocking him to the ground. The suspect then kicks and stomp the victim before fleeing the scene on foot.

Police ask anyone with information about the case, or suspect, to call Northwest Detective Division at (215) 686-3353/54 or the tipline at (215) 686-TIPS, text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or send it in via the department’s website.

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