PATERSON, NJ - A city resident was attacked by four muggers while walking home Tuesday evening on Governor Street.

According to Sgt. Dean Barone, a 51-year-old Hispanic male was on his phone walking in the 150 block of Governor Street near Summer Street when four males wearing dark hoodies knocked him to the ground and stole his phone before escaping.

An ambulance was called and the victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

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