THE BRONX - Police say two suspects beat and robbed a man as he entered a Davidson Avenue apartment building, sending him to the hospital.

Witnesses say they heard screams coming from the lobby of 2460 Davidson Ave. at about 3 a.m. Sunday. Police say the 52-year-old man was walking into the building when one of the suspects began to attack him with a baseball bat.

Police say the two suspects then took the man's wallet and cell phone and fled in a black sedan. Residents say the area is known to be violent, especially in the wee hours of the morning.