Four Philly Ruffians Violently Attack Man From Behind During Attempted Robbery

Philadelphia police are on the lookout for a group of thugs who attacked a victim, knocking him to the ground and beating him with a flurry of punches and kicks before running away from the scene of a crime. Now, authorities have published video from the incident in the hopes that it will help identify the culprits.

The gruesome incident seemingly came out of nowhere; surveillance video shows the victim walking ahead of a group of four men before they suddenly begin assaulting him.

The victim is thrown to the ground as all four assailants begin wailing on him with a slew of punches and kicks that leaves the victim all but immobilized. After nearly a minute, the attackers finally leave the scene.

According to police, the culprits unsuccessfully tried to steal the victim’s cellphone before eventually fleeing the scene. No word has surfaced to the motive behind the brutal attack.

Anyone with information leading to the identity of the culprits is encouraged to call Philadelphia police to help solve the heinous crime.