UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — Police in Upper Darby are searching for a suspect who beat and robbed an elderly blind man on Sunday afternoon.

Police say the incident happened around 2:30 p.m. on the unit block of Glendale Road.

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According to police, the 75-year-old man, who is legally blind, was beaten and robbed of $100 and his cellphone in broad daylight.

The victim also suffered a broken hip and leg in the attack and underwent surgery Monday.

“This happened in broad daylight and we’re asking the public for help,” said Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood. “I have a group of detectives that are checking the terminal to see if we can find somebody.”


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If anyone has any information, you are asked to call police at 610-734-7693.