Reward Leading to Arrest and Conviction to be Offered

PHILADELPHIA, NOV. 5, 2010 —Calling the attack on community activist Marsha Moore cowardly and despicable, PA State Senator Anthony H. Williams (D) 8th, will join other area leaders in announcing a reward for information leading to the immediate arrest and conviction of those responsible.

The press conference will be held today at 3 p.m. at the 12th Police District headquarters located at 65th and Woodland Avenue.

Moore a longtime community activist was viciously attacked and severely beaten in her Kingsessing home recently.

“This attack on a respected community member was a message from the assailants” said Williams. “Well we have a message for the cowards that committed this atrocity which is you will find no safe harbor in this community. We will use every tool we have to find you and prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. We will not tolerate this brutal, animalistic behavior.”

Williams, who led the fight to acquire additional funding for witness protection and the legislator responsible for securing funds for the creation of the gun task force, will be joined at the news conference by PA State Representatives Kenyatta Johnson and Ron Waters, 12th District Police Captain Ben Nash, Citizens Crime Commission President, John Apeldorn and the victim’s husband, Robert Moore.

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