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Cambridge On Edge After Series Of Random Attacks

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A Cambridge police cruiser on patrol. (WBZ-TV)

A Cambridge police cruiser on patrol. (WBZ-TV)

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – A Cambridge neighborhood is on alert after a series of random attacks Monday night.

Three people have been robbed by two men at gun point. The first incident was on Marney Street at 8:15 p.m., then nearby Thorndike less than a half hour later.

Then in the overnight hours in Mid Cambridge, two more people were robbed.

WBZ-TV’s Christina Hager reports

On Marney Street, the first victim was a woman walking. She gave up her purse. But on Thorndike, the robbers targeted a deliveryman, taking his wallet and cell phone.

Cambridge police say they do have some leads they are following. They are working with detectives in neighboring communities to find the attackers.

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