Friday, July 3, 2015

Cops nab 2 in brick beating of Center City parking attendant

Cops on Monday night said they made two arrests in connection with the brutal beating of a parking lot attendant with a brick earlier this month in Center City.

Cops nab 2 in brick beating of Center City parking attendant

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Ronald Moore and Tamika Wilkins were arrested Sunday in connection with the April 4 beating and robbery of a Center City parking attendant. (Photo: Philadelphia Police)
Ronald Moore and Tamika Wilkins were arrested Sunday in connection with the April 4 beating and robbery of a Center City parking attendant. (Photo: Philadelphia Police)

Cops on Monday night said they arrested two suspects who they believe brutally beat a parking lot attendant with a brick and robbed him last month in Center City.

Arrest warrants were issued for Ronald Moore, 37, and Tamika Wilkins, 36, on Friday, and police said the pair were nabbed without incident on Mole Street near Wharton in Point Breeze late Sunday night. They were being questioned by detectives Monday.

Asrat Mamo, 30, was working as an attendant at an E-Z Park lot on Locust Street near 13th the night of April 4, when cops say they believe the pair accosted him, severely beat him in the head with a brick and robbed him of $100 cash. Mamo was critically wounded in the beating, but has since been released from the hospital.

Moore and Wilkins face charges including aggravated assault and robbery.

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