Arrest made in Center City Macy’s rape investigation

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The Philadelphia Police Department confirmed Tuesday morning that officers arrested the man accused of raping a woman inside the Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia.

The arrest came after police released several surveillance camera videos that show the accused suspect. In one clip, you can see suspect walking out of the store and onto the sidewalk. In another clip, you can him walking onto the platform of a SEPTA subway station.

On Sunday at around 11:30 in the morning, police say the suspect waited in the bathroom stall for about 20 minutes.

Police say the suspect attacked a 55 year-old woman when she walked into the bathroom.

Investigators say the suspect ran out the store and into the SEPRA station at 13th and Market Street. They say he got off the subway train at 52nd and Market.

Police did not immediately list the charges the man faces, or how investigators were able to track him down.

This is a developing story.

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