Police: Tape shows attack on elderly man - Philadelphia news

September 12, 2008 7:05:34 AM PDT
Surveillance video is factoring into yet another crime in Philadelphia.

Officers revealed footage that shows an attack on an elderly man at a bathroom in the Gallery in Center City on Wednesday afternoon.

The victim, an 83-year-old man, is wearing a blue shirt.

Police say three men took part in the scheme to jump him.

Investigators say the man in a red Phillies cap seen walking into the bathroom acted as a lookout. He's followed by the 83-year-old victim, who was wearing khaki pants. Then two men, one in a black shirt, the other in a light blue shirt walk in. The group beat the man then walked out of the bathroom.

The victim is in stable condition at Jefferson hospital.

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