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Cops seek help ID'ing teens who beat elderly man

Philadelphia police are asking the public's help to identify six teens who jumped and beat a 64-year-old man in Olney Tuesday evening.

Cops seek help ID'ing teens who beat elderly man

Philadelphia police are asking the public's help to identify six teens who jumped and beat a 64-year-old man in Olney Tuesday evening.

The man was walking north on Fifth Street near Ruscomb when the teens ambushed him from behind, beating him and leaving him with head and hand injuries, police said. They then fled on foot south on Fifth Street.

The suspects are described as black and Hispanic males, age 16 to 18. One wore an orange hoodie and blue jeans. See surveillance video of the suspects at http://phillypolice.com/news Tipsters can call (215) 686-TIPS or Northwest Detectives at (215) 686-3353 or -3354.

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