SEPTA releases video of an armed attack

SEPTA Transit Police officials are looking for the victim in an armed attack following a dispute on a bus in September.

Police Chief Thomas Nestel said today that the assault, which occurred around 10:45 a.m. on Sept. 18, began with a verbal assault between two men on the Route 23 bus.

The incident reached a boiling point when after both men exited near 12th and Wallace Streets in North Philadelphia and one pulled a gun on another.

The man who had the gun pulled on him is described as a black male in his mid-40s to mid-50s, and stands approximately 5’10” tall with a medium build.

The man who wielded the gun was taken into police custody, but not charges have been filed.

SEPTA police are available to speak with witnesses or anyone else with information about the incident 24-hours a day at (215) 580-8111.

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