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Man assaulted, robbed of wallet and cellphone in Roosevelt, police say

Nassau County police are investigating an early morning street robbery Sunday in Roosevelt, during which a man suffered facial fractures after he was punched and kicked by three assailants who took his wallet and cellphone, authorities said.

Police said the incident occurred at 2:20 a.m. when the man, identified only by police as 45 years old, was walking on Grenada Avenue and was attacked by the three who then fled. The victim was taken to a hospital and admitted for treatment of multiple facial fractures, police said.

There was an unknown amount of cash in the victim's wallet, police said.

No further details were immediately available.

Detectives asked anyone with information to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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