Income tax refund stolen in West Philly home invasion

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Police are investigating the report of a home invasion in West Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened just before 3:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Stiles Street.

The homeowner told police that a black male, dressed in all black, forced his way into his home.

The victim says, the suspect took wallets, a purse and cell phones from two men and a woman inside the house.

Police say, the woman had just cashed the check for her income tax refund on Tuesday, the money from which was also stolen.

There were no reports of injuries and the incident remains under investigation.

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