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Lynn Police are investigating two street robberies

LYNN — Lynn Police are investigating two street robberies that occurred on Tuesday night.

A 33-year-old Lynn woman was walking behind 86 Centre St. shortly after 6:30 p.m. when she was approached by a man who pushed her to the ground and stole $100 from her purse before taking off, Lynn Police Lt. Michael Kmiec said.

A 20-year-old Lynn man was walking in the area of 22 Elm St. shortly after 8:30 p.m. when he was hit from behind and knocked to the ground. The suspect told the victim to hand over his things, and took off with the man’s phone, cash and jacket, Kmiec said.

Both incidents are under investigation and there have been no arrests in either case.

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