VIDEO: Police release tape of brutal fight in North Philadelphia

North Philadelphia fight suspect
Have you seen this man? (Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police have released video of a brutal fight in North Philadelphia in an attempt to identify a suspect accused of punching another man so hard, his jaw was broken.

Police said the brawl broke out around 8 p.m. April 17.

A 20-year-old man was involved in a verbal altercation with an unknown male on the 1700 block of Diamond Street when the man suddenly punched him in the face, according to investigators.

Authorities said the slug caused severe injuries, breaking the victim’s jaw.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot tall male of an unknown race who weighs between 180 and 190 pounds and has short, dark-colored hair and a tattoo on the back of his right arm.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, to contact the Central Detectives Division at 215-686-3093 or 3094, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.



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