SANFORD — Police are investigating the report of a mugging Friday on Tebbetts Avenue.

Police say a man was walking home Friday evening when another man knocked him down from behind and hit him in the face. Authorities say the mugger then took the victim’s wallet from his pants and ran away.

The incident happened near 8 Tebbetts Ave.

The mugger was described as a white man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sanford Police Department by at 324-9170 or through its Facebook page.