A 28 year old male reported that, while walking on West 31st Street, an unknown male actor approached him from behind, placed him into a choke hold, and pressed a knife against his person as the actor demanded the victim’s personal belongings. At this time, a second unknown male actor approached the victim from the front and began assaulting him by kicking and punching the victim about the head and body. During the physical assault, the actor with the knife began slashing at the victim with the knife, causing several lacerations to the victim’s body. The actors then fled the scene with the victim’s wallet containing cash and personal effects. The victim then responded to the Bayonne Medical Center for treatment and notified the police.