Police: Victim stabbed in series of Uptown robberies

UPTOWN (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are investigating two robberies over the weekend in the Uptown area, near the University of Cincinnati.

The first was reported in the 300 block of Emming Street on Friday, around 7:20 p.m. Two black male suspects approached the victim and showed a gun, demanding his property. They are described about 5'7'' to 5'8'' tall, about 160 pounds and in their 20s. One of the suspects was wearing camouflage pants.

A victim in the second robbery was stabbed. Police responded to a report of a robbery in the 500 block of Lowell Avenue on Sunday night. The suspect approached the victim, demanded money and then stabbed him in the right side of his body. Authorities describe the suspect as a white male, in his 20s, around 5'10'' to 6'' tall. He was wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information about either of these robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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