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RCMP investigating two reported robberies in Iqaluit

Police in Iqaluit are looking into two reported robberies that occurred hours apart in Nunavut's capital on Saturday.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., a man was allegedly assaulted and had his wallet and cash stolen by three individuals near Baffin Gas. The suspects are two males and one female. The victim was treated at Qikiqtani Regional Hospital and released.

Around 8:30 p.m., the Mounties responded to another call relating to a different man being beaten and having his wallet and cash stolen by two men between the Frobisher Inn and the high school. One suspect was wearing black jacket, black pants and a black ball cap. The other suspect was also wearing a black jacket and white pants.

Like the first victim, the man was checked over at the hospital and released.

The Iqaluit RCMP is asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information to contact Iqaluit RCMP at 867-979-0123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.