Southside saw two strong arm robberies within five minutes of each other on Wednesday.
In the first incident, a 33-year-old man was walking on the 2500 block of Telegraph Avenue at 8:30 p.m. when a man approached him and robbed him of his phone, according to a UCPD crime alert.
At 8:35 p.m. just about a block away, a 44-year-old man was standing at the intersection of Blake Street and Chilton Way when he was approached by a man who allegedly robbed him of his laptop, according to a UCPD crime alert.
Neither victims were injured in the incidents and police could not locate either suspects.
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Soumya Karlamangla is the city news editor
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