SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police are investigating two armed robberies in the Syracuse University area and they happened just minutes apart.
The first happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday on the 1000 block of Comstock Avenue. Money and a cell phone were taken.
The second robbery happened just five minutes later at the intersection of Stratford and Sumner streets.
In both cases, the victims said they were approached by three males and that two of the men showed a gun and a knife.
No one was injured and police believe the robberies may be related. If you have any information, call police at (315) 442-5222.