NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Four men are wanted by the NYPD for assaulting a man in order to steal his iPhone in Brooklyn.
Security camera video shows the men approaching the unsuspecting 38-year-old as he walked along Cleveland St. just after Midnight on Dec. 18.
Two of the men approach him from behind and repeatedly punch him while two others pull the iPhone 6 from his hands.
The suspects fled the scene.
The victim sustained bruising and swelling to the face.
Police describe the suspects as:
Individual #1 is described as a male Black, 16-18 years old, approximately 5'5" tall, with short hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing dark colored camouflage pants, a black jacket and a black hooded sweatshirt and dark colored shoes.
Individual #2 is described as a male Black, 16-18 years old, approximately 5'11" tall with short hair, a black vest, a black hooded sweatshirt and light colored pants with black sneakers.
Individual #3 is described as a male Hispanic, 16-18 years old, 5'10" tall with short hair, a black hooded jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and black shoes.
Individual #4 is described as a male Hispanic, 16-18 years old, 5'10" tall with short hair, a black du-rag, a black jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, red pants and black shoes.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. The NYPD says all calls/texts are strictly confidential.