Man robbed, impaled at construction site
Posted: May 27, 2014 - 4:15am

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was robbed and then thrown into a north Philadelphia construction site, where he was impaled on a piece of rebar.

A police spokeswoman told Philly.com (http://bit.ly/1npPAs1 ) that three or four males chased the 38-year-old victim down Broad Street, then beat and robbed him early Monday.

She said that the robbers then picked the man up and tossed him into a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority construction site on North Broad Street.

Police said the man fell onto an iron rebar that pierced his abdomen near his stomach. He was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was reported in stable condition Monday afternoon.

Police said the three assailants fled north on Broad Street. No arrests were immediately reported.

The Latest

Breaking NewsCorrection: Wrong Knorowski pictured

UPDATED 1:05pm - BERWICK – Henry Knorowski Jr. agreed to send charges that he...

Breaking NewsVan slams into Bloom traffic pole

9:55am - BLOOMSBURG — A man faded in and out of consciousness early...

Front PageOfficial likens burglary to rape

Berwick councilman says he felt ‘violated,’ urges more police focus

Front PageCops: DUI suspect asked for beer at ex-rehab

Danville man wasn’t far from distributor

Front PageEye doctor’s practice on hold

Failure of Verizon’s Internet service costing Bloom office, woman says