Germantown man attacked in home invasion

Philadelphia police are investigating a home invasion in Germantown in which a man was struck with a shotgun's butt end. Credit: Metro file photo
Philadelphia police are investigating a home invasion in Germantown in which a man was struck with a shotgun’s butt end.
Credit: Metro file photo

A Germantown resident was struck in the head with the butt of a gun during a home invasion-style burglary early Thursday.

The crime happened about 4:30 a.m. on the 4600 block of Wayne Avenue, 6ABC Action News reports.

Two masked men reportedly entered the victim’s home, and one of them struck the man with a shotgun as they demanded money.

It remains unclear what, if anything, was stolen in the burglary. Police continue to investigate.

The victim received treatment at his home.

 


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