Elderly man pistol whipped in SW Phila. speakeasy robbery

August 23, 2012 9:49:09 AM PDT
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.