Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help identifying an attacker who targeted a blind man in Germantown last week.


The vicious attack happened just after noon Oct. 2 at the intersection of Seymour Street and Wayne Avenue.


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The suspect knocked the victim to the ground, then proceeded to repeatedly stomp and kick him in the face and head.


Police describe the suspect as a black male in his mid-20s. The suspect was wearing a tan baseball hat, a tan shirt and khakis, and he was carrying a dark backpack. He fled south on Wayne Avenue.


Police ask anyone with information about the suspect to call the Northwest Detectives Division at215-686-3353/3354.