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Suspects Posed As Utility Workers Target North Philadelphia Home

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police say four men posing as utility workers targeted a North Philadelphia home Thursday night.

The incident was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. at the 400 block of W. Sedgley Street.

Police say when a 67-year-old man answered a knock on his door at least four suspects, dressed as PGW workers, pushed their way in.

According to investigators, they tied up and pistol whipped the man and a 54-year-old woman.

Police say they were robbed of $350 and their cell phones.

Both victims are recovering from the injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Stay with CBSPhilly.com for the latest information on this developing story…

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