SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA - August 23, 2012 --Police are searching for the armed bandits who pistol whipped and robbed an elderly man Thursday morning in Southwest Philadelphia. The suspects stormed a home in the 5900 block of Springfield Avenue. Police say, a 74-year-old man was robbed and pistol whipped. The victim sustained a head injury and is in stable condition Officials say, a speak easy was being run inside the home, a place where alcohol is sold illegally. The robbers fled with $2,000.
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