Two robberies reported overnight in Clifton

CLIFTON, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are investigating two robberies that occurred overnight.

The first was in the 3200 block of Vine Street at 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

A UC student had his cellular phone taken by a suspect described as male, black, 25-years-old age, heavy set, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Police say the suspect was armed with a handgun.

The second robbery occurred shortly after 11:00 p.m. at Brookline and Jefferson Avenues.

Two UC students had their cellular phones taken by a suspect matching the description in the first offense.

Officers were able to track one of the cellular phones taken for a brief period of time, but the phone was shut off before the suspect could be located.

If anyone has information about these, or any other crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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