Victims robbed at gunpoint for cell phones

Police are investigating robbery cases in Hickory where suspects held multiple victims at gunpoint to steal cash and cell phones.

The robberies occurred Friday and Saturday and both involve suspects pointing guns at victims and demanding money and cellular phones.

Authorities say that two victims were robbed at gunpoint early Friday within minutes of each other. The robberies occurred on the 300 and 400 blocks of Seconnd Street Place SE in succession. The victims said the suspect was wearing black clothing and a “Scream” mask, adding that the robber wielded a black and silver gun.

On Saturday, a suspect wearing all black clothing held a woman at gunpoint at the 100 block of Ninth Avenue SE in Hickory to steal $100 and a cellular phone.

Police are investigating if the robberies are related.

No arrests have been made in the robberies.