A suspect robbed a 70-year-old woman in the unit block of S. Stricker Street around 5:15 a.m. on Feb. 15, according to Baltimore police. The suspect assaulted the victim and demanded her cell phone, before running from the area, police said.

Police on Tuesday released a video of an assault and robbery of a 70-year-old woman in South Baltimore early Saturday morning in hopes of identifying the suspect.

The video shows the woman standing in the street talking on a phone by a car, when the suspect crept up behind her, attacked her and demanded her cell phone. The incident occurred in the unit block of S. Stricker St. around 5:15 a.m. on Feb. 15, police said.

The suspect, described as a 6-foot black man wearing a black jacket and khaki pants, ran away, police said.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Southern district detectives at 410-396-2504.

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