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PHILADELPHIA: Suspect Milton Garcia Arrested for Robbery/Sexual Assault in the 9th District


The Philadelphia Police Department has arrested suspect Milton Garcia for a robbery/aggravated assault in the Rittenhouse section of the city.

On Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 1:20 am, the complainant, a 26 year-old female, was walking to her residence on the 1900 block of Spruce Street after having left the “Ladder 15″ tavern at 15th & Sansom Streets. As she approached her residence, an unknown male approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck forcing her to open the entrance door. Once inside he forced her to her upstairs apartment where he sexually assaulted her, and taking her iPhone, keys then fleeing only to reenter the building minutes later.

On June 21, 2014, after releasing surveillance video to the public, the iPhone that was taken during this incident tracked it’s location in close proximity to the 1800 block of South 8th Street. After investigation of this location Milton Garcia was then identified as the suspect in this crime and was arrest on June 24, 2014.

Milton Garcia is 27 years-of-age and is from the 1800 block of South 8th Street. Garcia is charged with rape, aggravated assault, robbery and related offenses.