By CBSBoston.com Staff

QUINCY (CBS) – Police are investigating two robberies in Quincy last week that may be connected.

The first robbery happened on Squantum Street at about 4:45 a.m. on Feb. 18. An Asian man in his 60s was attacked and had his lunch bag stolen. The victim suffered serious injuries in the attack and remains hospitalized.

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The same day, at about 9:55 p.m., police said a 55-year-old Asian woman in her 50s had a shoulder bag stolen on West Squantum Street. She was not injured.

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Two people witnessed the second robbery and captured the suspect on their cell phone. They were able to return the victim’s bag.

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Police said both victims described the suspect as a white man.

CBSBoston.com Staff