PHILADELPHIA – Police say masked men broke into a northeast Philadelphia home and shot a man and woman before fleeing with a safe containing tens of thousands of dollars.

Police say the men got into the Torresdale home through the bank door just after 4 a.m. Sunday and shot a 39-year-old man in the back and a 37-year-old woman in the leg. Both were taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition. A 2-year-old child also in the home was unharmed.

Police say the robbers took a safe containing $80,0000 cash and diamonds and also stole a pickup truck before fleeing. The vehicle was later found off I-95, and police say it had been set on fire. No arrests were immediately announced.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Read or Share this story: