Teen Injured During West Philly Home Invasion


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for two men they say tied up a 15-year-old in his family’s home in West Philadelphia Friday after robbing the place.

According to investigators, the two men entered the apartment located on the 200 block of South 48th Street just after 3:30 p.m.

The robbers reportedly struck the victim in the back of the head with a gun then tied him up with a belt and telephone cord. The victim was the only one home at the time of the invasion.

Police say the robbers took approximately $2,000 and some jewelry before leaving the apartment.

The first intruder is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, with dark skin and a medium build. He was wearing a dark hat and had a silver revolver. The second intruder is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, with dark skin, a medium build and no facial hair. He was wearing a tan jacket and had a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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