Police seek suspect who robbed man in Foxhurst

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Police are looking for a man they say robbed a man Friday afternoon.

It happened on Southern Boulevard near Jennings Street in Foxhurst.

Police say the suspect approached the 74-year-old victim from behind and demanded his wallet.

Investigators believe the suspect pretended to pull out a knife on the man but it is not clear is he actually had a knife on him or not.

The suspect got away with the man’s wallet containing credit and debit cards and $2 cash.

He was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white letters.

Police are also asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of robbing a 75-year-old woman. The attack also occurred in Foxhurst.

Police tell News 12 the suspect grabbed the victim from behind and ran away with her purse.

There is no word yet on whether the two incidents are connected.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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