A man was robbed at knifepoint at 8:12 Wednesday morning at Rhode Island and 16th streets.
The suspect, described by police as a man in his 30s, approached the victim and brandished a knife, then struck him in the back with the knife’s butt end, police said.
The suspect grabbed the victim’s cell phone and cash and fled the scene on a bicycle.
A woman was robbed at gunpoint shortly before 11 p.m. on Wednesday at 24th and Chattanooga streets.
The victim was walking when two suspects, described as a man and a woman between the ages of 25 and 30, pulled up beside her in a white van.
One of the suspects brandished a handgun and demanded the victim’s property, which the victim gave them. The suspects then fled in the van.