Blotter: Police investigate robbery, armed robbery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

Police are investigating two incidents of robbery that occurred barely more than an hour apart on Monday and Tuesday, according to a news release.

The first incident occurred at 10:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Keeney Street when three men approached another man; one of the men displayed a knife to the victim and demanded the man hand over his backpack, the release said. The backpack contained his laptop, cell phone, wallet and house keys. The suspects ordered the man to walk away before they fled the area, according to the release.

The second incident occurred at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue. A pizza delivery man was making a delivery when a man approached him, demanding the pizza and the delivery man’s money, the release said.

The suspect pulled out what appeared to be a handgun, but part of the gun broke off, indicating it was fake. He then fled southbound and remains at large.

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