Man poses as postal worker, attempts home invasion

Philadelphia crime scene Police are looking into whether self defense was behind a fatal shooting in Germantown Wednesday night. Rikard Larma/Metro.

Pretending to be a postal worker, a man invaded a Northeast Philadelphia home Tuesday morning, police said.

The man knocked on the door of the home, onthe 2800 block of Saxton Road, around 9 a.m. As a man opened the door, the fake letter carrier pulled a gun.

After an altercation, the poser fled empty handed.

The victim suffered head lacerations, police said.

The fake postal worker is still on the loose.

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