Video shows man being beaten, robbed in Brooklyn during Hurricane Sandy

Surveillance footage shows a man being beaten and robbed in Brooklyn by several people on the night Hurricane Sandy struck New York

(CBS) NEW YORK - Surveillance footage obtained by the website Crown Heights Info and uploaded to YouTube shows a man in Brooklyn being beaten and robbed just as Hurricane Sandy struck Monday evening.

According to the website Gothamist, the man was assaulted by several assailants around 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 as the winds picked up in New York City. Gothamist reports that the assailants stole the victim's wallet and cell phone before leaving him lying face down on the street.