BAYONNE, NJ - Police are investigating an incident in which a 19-year-old male reported that he was attacked and robbed by two men on Friday.

According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident, similar to one reported Thursday in the area of West 20th Street, occurred when the man was walking in the area of West 16th Street. According to the victim the suspects approached him and began punching and kicking him about the head and body.

After the victim fell to the ground the suspects removed the victim’s cell phone and keys from his pocket before fleeing. 

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The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center to be treated for injuries to his head, neck, face, and body.

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