In North Philadelphia, surveillance cameras caught the brutal assault of an elderly man who was beaten and robbed last week by two men on the street in broad daylight. The suspects are still at large.
Suspects attack, rob 67-year-old man in Fern Rock
67-year-old Shongchai Hang was walking in Fern Rock when two men ran towards him and chased him, demanding his wallet and cell phone. Hang tried to run away, but they caught up to him and punched him the face. When he fell on the ground they punched and kicked him until he fell unconscious.
Hang, a Lutheran minister, says one of the men sprayed mace in his face, and then hit him in the forehead with the empty mace can. They took his cell phone and wallet before running off.
The attack was caught on camera:
According to police, a witness walked along following the incident as it happened, without assisting or call 911.
The suspects are still at large.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 20-years-old, 5'11" tall with a thin build, medium brown complexion and short hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt and black pants.
The second suspect is described as a black male, 20-years-old, 5'11" tall with a thin build, medium brown complexion and short hair. He was wearing a dark colored t-shirt and dark colored pants.
Police are asking for the public's help identifying these men. Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). All tips will be confidential.
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