NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for three suspects in connection with a violent robbery in the Bronx.

According to authorities, the three men approached the 47-year-old victim on Southern Boulevard around 4:40 p.m. on Feb. 23 and assaulted him.

The men then took the victim’s Samsung cell phone and fled the scene.

The victim suffered a broken leg during the assault and was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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