Philadelphia police are investigating a home invasion in Holmesburg on Wednesday night. Credit: Metro file photo
A man armed with a butcher knife forced his way into a home in Philadelphia's Holmesburg neighborhood Wednesday night.
The home invasion happened about 7 p.m. on the 500 block of Moro Avenue, 6ABC Action News reports. The suspect knocked a 56-year-old resident to the floor and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from her purse before fleeing the home.
The victim's husband was home at the time of the home invasion, but he was not injured.
Police do not believe the couple was targeted. The victim was last reported to be in stable condition at Aria Health-Torresdale.