The U.S. Marshals Service in Philadelphia announced the arrest of Rasheed Banks Jr., a fugitive wanted for a carjacking and murder incident that occurred in South Philadelphia, Your Content has learned.
The arrest was made in Camden, New Jersey, by the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service Philadelphia.
Banks was on the run after being identified as a suspect in the carjacking and murder of a 50-year-old man at 12th and Porter in South Philadelphia on July 12th. The case had been under investigation by the Philadelphia Police homicide unit.
“Phila. Police homicide fugitive Rasheed Banks Jr. has been arrested by the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force in Camden, New Jersey,” the U.S. Marshals Service Philadelphia announced on Twitter.
The arrest of Banks is a significant development in the case. The details of the arrest, including how Banks was located and apprehended, have not been released. With the arrest of Banks, the authorities have made a significant step towards justice for the victim of the July 12th carjacking and murder.
The case continues to unfold as more details about the arrest and subsequent legal proceedings are expected to be released.