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Philadelphia Police Arrest Suspect for Theft in the 6th District

Photo Erik J. Gomez 

April 9, 2012

Erik J. Gomez is 26 years-of-age and is from the 1500 block of South 20th Street. Gomez is charged with theft, narcotics and related charges.



On April 7, 2012, 9th District Officers were on patrol at 19th and Pine Streets when they saw a male that they recognized from a surveillance video. The video depicted the defendant using the complainant's credit card minutes after it was stolen while she was riding her bicycle on the 800 block of Walnut Street.

The officers quickly stopped this male and as a result of the investigation, he was identified as the suspect and arrested.