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Woman robbed at knifepoint on Cottman Avenue

A man pulled a knife on a 58-year-old woman in broad daylight Nov. 8 on the 2000 block of Cottman Avenue.

Surveillance image released by Philadelphia Police

Police are looking for a man who robbed a 58-year-old woman at knifepoint in broad daylight earlier this month on Cottman Avenue in Castor Gardens.

The woman was walking west on the 2000 block of Cottman at around 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, when the suspect pulled out a silver knife and pointed it at her, authorities said. 

Police said he grabbed the victim’s money and house keys before fleeing southbound through the nearby driveways of Lynford and Large streets.

Authorities released a video of the robbery. 

Anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3157/3158. All tips will be confidential. ••

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