82-Year-Old Man Maced, Beaten & Robbed

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Thursday, Sep 5, 2013  |  Updated 8:36 PM EDT
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Philadelphia Police are trying to track down the man who maced, beat and robbed an 82-year-old man in Northeast Philadelphia. Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the man. Police say the suspect sprayed the man with mace and then started kicking and punching him until he fell to the ground.

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Philadelphia Police are trying to track down the man who maced, beat and robbed an 82-year-old man in Northeast Philadelphia. Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the man. Police say the suspect sprayed the man with mace and then started kicking and punching him until he fell to the ground.

Philadelphia Police are trying to track down the man who maced, beat and robbed an 82-year-old man in Northeast Philadelphia.

Investigators say just before 10:00 a.m. on September 3, the elderly man was walking on the 5100 block of Griscom Street near Dyre Street.

Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the man. Police say the suspect sprayed the man with mace and then started kicking and punching him until he fell to the ground.

The suspect took the elderly man's money and then walked away towards the 5100 block of Frankford Avenue.

Police say if you spot the suspect in this video, call 911 immediately.

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