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Video: Suspect Pistol-Whips Victim Withdrawing Cash At Bustleton ATM

By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint while the victim was making a withdraw at an ATM in Northeast Philadelphia.

The incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. on September 20th at the First Niagara Bank located in the 9700 block of Bustleton Avenue.

WATCH: Surveillance Video

Surveillance video from the ATM shows the 65-year-old victim making a cash withdraw. As the victim waited at the machine for the transaction to complete, the suspect can be seen creeping up from behind.

The suspect then approached the victim from behind, placed a handgun to the victim’s chest and demanded money.

The victim resisted and a scuffle ensued between the two, during which the suspect struck the victim in his head with the gun. The victim then fell to the ground.

The suspect then ran away and drove off in a silver Ford Taurus.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 6’0” and 30-years-old. He was wearing a black baseball cap, with a dark-colored leather jacket and sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

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