NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding five suspects sought for beating, slashing and robbing a man in Brooklyn.

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It happened on Friday at 5:10 p.m. near Chestnut Street and Glenmore Avenue in East New York.

That’s when police the five men approached the 38-year-old victim from behind. They shoved him to the ground and started punching and kicking him. They slashed him in the head and stole his wallet, getting away with $60.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.