75-year-old man attacked in W. Philly robbery

October 5, 2010 12:56:56 PM PDT
Police are looking for the young men who assaulted and robbed an elderly man.

It happened around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 5500 block of Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

When officers arrived, they found a 75-year-old man who was the victim of an assault.

Witnesses tell Action News that two young men just walked up to the victim and pounced.

The 75-year-old was then robbed of about $20.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in an unknown condition.


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