Police Release Surveillance Video In Oxford Circle Home Invasion
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police have released surveillance videos of a robbery and home invasion in the city’s Oxford Circle neighborhood that occurred on Sunday night.
The incident happened at about 7:02 p.m. in the 1400 block of McKinley Street. Police say a 42-year-old man and his wife were forced out of their car and into their home at gunpoint by six men.
According to police, ” As the first complainant exited the vehicle, the complainant heard a voice that yelled” don’t move or I’ll shoot you”. The complainant looked up and saw 6 to 7 unknown males with one of the suspects pointing a handgun in his direction. The suspects forced both complainants inside the residence. Once inside, the suspects demanded money. One of the suspects struck the complainant in the head numerous times with a handgun. The second complainant complied and gave the suspects money and jewelry. The suspects then fled the residence on foot through the rear driveway east towards Large Street with approximately $30,000 in cash, jewelry, and the complainant’s handgun.”
Police say the suspects are described as black males wearing blue or black hoodies and were holding rags over their faces. One of the males was wearing a white hoodie and also holding a rag over his face.
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call police at 215-686-TIPS (8477).