Man walking home with $4,000 in pocket beaten, robbed in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – A man who was walking home with $4,000 in his possession was beaten and robbed by an unknown assailant, the Philadelphia Police Department reported today.

According to a statement by the Philadelphia Police Department, on Wednesday at 7:07 pm on the 400 block of Hermitage Street, the victim reported he was beaten and robbed while walking home.”

Police said the victim is seen walking down the street when he was punched by the unknown suspect.

“An unknown male suddenly knocks him down and begins to punch and kick him for several seconds,” the department said. “The complainant reported the male took $4000 from him and fled towards Ridge Ave.”

Video surveillance recovered shows the assault and later shows the offender getting into a black Chevrolet sedan with damage to the passenger side hood and temporary registration in the left side rear window.