Man pistol whipped in Roxborough home invasion

Home invasion on Ripka Street
May 7, 2013 9:54:10 AM PDT
A man was hospitalized following a home invasion robbery in Philadelphia's Roxborough section overnight.

It was around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when three to four men stormed a home on the 300 block of Ripka Street.

Police say a male homeowner was pistol whipped in the incident. His wife and 19-year-old son were also in the house at the time, but were not injured.

The suspects ran off with the victim's computer and cash.

The homeowner was taken to the hospital and received seven stitches.

No arrests have been made.


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