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Elderly Man Hit In Head With Gun During Home Invasion

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PHILADELPHIA -

Police are searching for the suspect involved in a Saturday night home invasion in Philadelphia where a 78-year-old man was hit in the head with a handgun.

The home invasion was reported around 10:30 p.m. on the 2000 block of Church Lane.

Police say the elderly man reported being hit on the head when a suspect entered the home through the front door. Investigators say the door was left unlocked after the victim said his grandson went to get coffee.

Police say the suspect took the man's wallet, which had his ID, credit cards and $50 in cash.

The suspect was heard leaving the back of the home. The victim was taken to Einstein Medical Center for a cut on his head.

Investigators describe the suspect as a black man, 5'10" tall with a thin build. The man was last seen wearing all black clothing.

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