PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say an elderly food vendor was stabbed to death while loading his cart with supplies early Thursday morning.
The stabbing happened at about 4:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Vollmer Street in South Philadelphia.READ MORE: Man, Teen In Critical Condition After Shooting Near Cobbs Creek Park: Police
According to investigators, 68-year-old Don Ly was loading his cart with food and supplies when he was approached by a man who stabbed the victim in the neck.
The victim was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Philadelphia Restaurants Martha, Irwin's Upstairs To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For Indoor Dining
Investigators say the suspect ran away from the scene in what is believed to be a robbery attempt.MORE NEWS: Powerful Casket Art Display Highlights Impact Of Gun Violence In Philadelphia
So far, no arrests have been made. The deadly stabbing remains under investigation.