Police: 63-year-old store owner robbed, assaulted with brick in North Philadelphia

The suspect reportedly hit the owner in the head with a brick and took about $3,000.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are investigating the robbery and assault of a store owner Friday in North Philadelphia.

The incident happened just before 7 p.m. on the 1300 block of Girard Avenue.

Police say the 63-year-old owner was closing up his business when he was approached by a masked man.

The suspect reportedly hit the owner in the head with a brick and took about $3,000.

The victim was taken to Thomas Jefferson Hospital with serious head injuries but is in stable condition.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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