PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a 24-year-old man in the 200 block of Fair Street Thursday night.

According to Lt. Bert Ribeiro, at around 10:30 p.m., a 24-year-old black male was approached by two or three black males on Fair Street. One of the suspects had a handgun. The victim was pistol-whipped and robbed of his personal belongings in the incident.

The victim was treated at St. Joseph's Medical Center and released.

Anyone with further information on the incident may call (973) 321-1120.