GREENVILLE -

A man was assaulted by three other men outside of a party in Greenville Saturday morning.

According to police, at around 1:00 a.m. the victim was outside of a party at 190 East 5th Street. He was outside of the house making a phone call when three black men approached him asking about the part.

The victim invited the men inside, but instead, police say the man was attacked. The three attackers ran off with the victim's phone and a small amount of cash.

The victim was not seriously hurt.

The Greenville Police want to urge students as the school year begins to be aware of their surroundings. In a press release, police urge students to avoid distractions while out, such as mp3 players or cell phones.