Police: Suspect in Rape, Robbery of Temple Student Arrested on Unrelated Charges

- Philadelphia Police have confirmed that a man captured on surveillance tape following the alleged rape and robbery of a female Temple Student has been arrested. Authorities say he was arrested on unrelated charges.

According to police, a female Temple student was robbed and sexually assaulted near the campus on the 1400 block North Carlisle Street around 11:15 p.m. on September 28.

MORE: Police Release Video Of Suspect in Alleged Sexual Assault, Robbery of Temple Student

Police say the 20-year-old female was walking alone when she was jumped from behind. Police say she was struck in the arm with a small silver handgun, pushed against a wall and sexually assaulted. The attacker ran off northbound on Carlisle. Police hope surveillance cameras caught a glimpse of the suspect.

Last week, police released photos of the man that were captured by SEPTA surveillance cameras as the suspect rode on a subway.

Police say the unidentified suspect has not been charged in the September 28 incident.

He remains in police custody. Authorities have not yet specified the unrelated charges.  

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