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Police Search For Home Invasion Suspect Who Posed As A Postal Worker In Northeast Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion who posed as a postal worker in Northeast Philadelphia on Tuesday.

The incident happened at about 9 a.m. on the 2800 block of Saxton Road.

Eyewitness News is told the suspect knocked on the door of a home pretending to be a postal service employee.

When a man inside the home opened the door, the suspect allegedly pulled a gun on the victim.

There was a scuffle between the two, and the suspect fled without taking anything.

The victim was taken to Aria Health Torresdale Campus for cuts to his head.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 6’3”, wearing a blue postal service shirt and pants with black shoes and glasses.

Northeast Detectives are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Philadelphia Police.