Police Release Sketch of Man Wanted for Tacony Sexual Assaults

Police are seeking a man in connection with one, possibly two rapes in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

A woman, 24, was at Torresdale and Longshore avenues at 2:30 a.m. when she accepted a ride from a man in a newer model white pick-up truck with a ladder and racks. He drove her to the 8100 block of Cresco Avenue and sexually assaulted her.

A 26-year-old woman reported a similar assault involving a similar attacker and vehicle on the 8000 block of Cresco at 2:30 a.m. July 19.

The suspect is described as a 5’9″ fair white man aged 25-35 with a thin build, reddish-brown close-cut hair, and a close-cut mustache and beard.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Special Victims Unit at 215-686-3251 or 215-686-3252.

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