Two men attacked a 20-year-old man who was walking in South Floral Park on Friday evening, punching him in the head and stealing his cellphone, Nassau County police said.
The victim was walking on Louis Avenue at 8:10 p.m. when a group of five to six men pulled up behind him in a dark-colored vehicle, police said.
Two men exited the car and pushed the victim to the ground, repeatedly punched him on the left side of his head while demanding he turn over his mobile phone, police said.
One of the suspects was wearing do-rag bandanna on his head while the second was holding a black knife, police said. The suspects then fled on foot with the cellphone, police said.
The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for lacerations to his lower back.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.