Federal official attacked, robbed in Center City

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Philadelphia Police are investigating an assault on a Federal Officer in Center City. The attacker stole the officer's cell phone and backpack.

It happened at the intersection of 20th Street and JFK Boulevard at 9:00 Monday night.

Police say they arrested a suspect nearby on Arch Street.

The federal officer was treated at a nearby hospital.

Authorities have not disclosed the officer's name or the agency for which the officer works.

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