PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for the suspects who attacked a 53-year-old man in South Philadelphia.

The incident occurred at about 3 a.m. July 7th along the 1900 block of South 17th Street in the Girard Estates section of the city.

According to police, a group of males surrounded the victim as he was walking down the block and demanded his money.

When the victim refused the group allegedly attacked the man, kicking and punching him in the head and body.

Police say the victim was able to escape but suffered serious injuries.

The three suspects have been described as black males. No further description was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or 911.

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