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Man Beaten, Robbed During Kingsessing Home Invasion

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By Steve Beck, Nicole Brewer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect in connection with an early morning home invasion robbery.

The incident happened shortly after 3 a.m. inside a home in the 5900 block of Springfield Avenue in the city’s Kingsessing neighborhood.

According to investigators, a suspect forced his way into the home and then attacked a male resident who lived alone.

Authorities say the suspect stole approximately $2,000 in cash and coins before running out of the home.

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.