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.READ MORE: Bill That Would Ban Discrimination Against LGTBQ Jurors Reintroduced
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.READ MORE: Two COVID Mass Vaccination Sites To Close This Week
Two people witnessed the second robbery and captured the suspect on their cell phone. They were able to return the victim’s bag.MORE NEWS: Nurses' Strike At Saint Vincent Hospital Becomes 2nd-Longest In State History
Police said both victims described the suspect as a white man.