DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are investigating two armed robberies in the Oregon District that happened just minutes apart.
The first happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on Brown Street near E. Fifth Street.
The victim told police a man with a gun demanded money before running away.
About 10 minutes later, crews responded just down the street near the area of Fifth Street and Wayne Avenue for a second robbery.
The victim also said an armed suspect robbed them, then ran away towards U.S. 35.
Officers called a K-9 unit to the scene to search for the suspect but didn’t find anyone.
The suspect is described as a man, standing 5’8″. He was wearing a gray shirt, denim pants and a red cap.
It’s not clear if the robberies are connected.
Anyone with information is asked to call Dayton Police.