ST. CLOUD -- A 51-year-old St. Cloud man was attacked while walking walking home early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room at about 4:00 a.m. Sunday.

The victim says he was approached by three black men wearing ski masks.  The men demanded money and a cell phone.  When the victim tried to run he was hit in the face.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of 10th Avenue South.