The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
• Manuel Ocasio, 29, is wanted for aggravated assault and related offenses.
On March 21 at about 11:30 p.m., Ocasio allegedly attacked a woman inside their mutual residence. Ocasio appeared drunk at the time, police said. He allegedly threw a chair at the victim, pinned her against a wall, grabbed her by the throat and choked her. The attack lasted almost a half-hour, police said. The victim declined medical treatment.
Ocasio is Hispanic, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the area of 8200 Frankford Ave.
• Martin Perez, 21, is wanted for aggravated assault, burglary and related offenses.
On July 9 at about 1:30 a.m., Perez and his brother allegedly forced their way into the home of their sister’s ex-boyfriend and attacked him with a handgun and their fists. Both men allegedly punched the victim repeatedly. One of the intruders held the victim while the other pistol whipped him repeatedly in the head and face, police said. Perez and his brother, whom police did not identify by name, fled the house on foot. The victim was treated at an area hospital for unspecified injuries. Perez’s brother was arrested shortly after the incident.
Perez is Hispanic, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the area of 2100 Haworth St.
• Joseph Thompson, 31, is wanted for robbery, aggravated assault and related offenses.
On June 26 at about 1:25 a.m., Thompson had a chance meeting with his estranged wife at an eatery and became engaged in an argument with her, police said. He allegedly followed the woman outside, spit in her face, grabbed her by the hair and choked her with his hands. He then took her keys and took her shoes before kicking her twice in the stomach, police said. When the victim fell to the ground, Thompson allegedly kicked her in the face. He then fled on foot. Police did not release information about the victim’s physical condition.
Thompson is black, 6 feet 3 inches tall and 210 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the area of 4600 Lesher St.
• Aaron White, 27, is wanted for robbery, carjacking and related offenses.
On May 25 at about 1 p.m., White was at the home of a woman acquaintance when the two began to argue. White allegedly followed the woman outside the house and demanded that she drive him to another location. When she refused, he allegedly reached into her pocket and grabbed her car keys. The victim struggled with White, before he wrestled the keys from her and took the car from the scene, police said.
White is black, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 150 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and tattoos on the front, sides and back of his neck. He is known to frequent the area of 7200 Jackson St.
• Dennis Woods, 37, is wanted for burglary, conspiracy and related offenses.
On May 5 at about 10:37 p.m., multiple offenders allegedly broke into a pharmacy on the 9400 block of State Road and stole numerous prescription medications. Using video surveillance of the crime, detectives identified Woods as one of the burglars.
Woods is also known as Dennis Boyce. He is white, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 200 pounds. He has graying brown hair and blue eyes and is known to frequent the area of 2400 S. American St.
Call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or dial 911 to report information about any of the suspects. ••