NEW YORK CITY -- (WPIX) -- Police are looking for four people they say viciously attacked and robbed a man walking in downtown Manhattan Saturday afternoon.
According to authorities, the 35-year-old man was walking on Avenue C, near East 3rd Street in the East Village, around 12:30 p.m., when he was approached by two individuals.
The two unidentified people engaged him in conversation and were soon joined by two other individuals, police said.
The four people, police described as three women and a man, then took turns punching the man until he fell to the ground, according to officials.
Once the victim was on the ground, the group continued to punch and kick him in his head and body, police said.