Philly man tied up, assaulted during a home invasion; attackers posed as PGW workers

November 18, 2018

Crime scene tape and a Philadelphia Police car

By Staff

Two men, at least one wearing a PGW hard hat, according to police, told a Philadelphia homeowner Saturday afternoon they were checking on a gas leak in the area and needed to see his basement.

Once inside the home in the 4500 block of Higbee Street in the city’s Wissinoming section, both men went to the basement. Shortly after, one of them came upstairs and asked the homeowner to join them so they could show him something.

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