Police: Man forced into home, robbed in S. Phila.

November 3, 2011 1:54:56 PM PDT
Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened in South Philadelphia on Thursday.

At around 11:40 a.m. the male victim was about to run some errands when two men wearing hoodies put a gun in his face and dragged him inside the house.

"I had that feeling they were going to kill me...and I kept telling them, I don't have anything, I don't have anything," the victim told Action News.

The man's young son was already at school, but his wife was still upstairs sleeping.

"They said if we don't get any money, shoot her and she was asleep; I kept saying I don't have any money, I don't have any money," the victim said.

The home invaders kept the victim on the floor, beat him in the head with their gun, and kicked him.

The 50-year-old man was willing to give up whatever he had including cash and electronics.

They took it all including his wedding band. A tan line can be seen on his finger from the missing ring.

The thieves needed a getaway vehicle so they jumped into the victim's SUV and took off.

"Well, I have a spinal cord injury and for them to take my truck, that's my means of transportation for getting around, I can walk, but so far," the victim said.

Police recovered it just a few blocks away on South 23rd Street and found many of the stolen items stashed in the backseat.

Officers are searching the SUV for clues.

The victim doesn't know what the men left behind but he'll be glad when they're off the streets.

"I'm feeling like they should just get what they deserve," the victim said.

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