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Photos of man connected to attempted robberies in Cambridge released by police

Waterloo Regional Police have released images of a person they are looking to speak with in connection to a couple of recent robberies in Cambridge. Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police have released images of a person they are looking to speak with in connection with a couple of recent robberies in Cambridge.

Police say the incidents occurred near Franklin Boulevard and Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. on Nov. 14.

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A man allegedly approached the victim, claimed he had a gun, and demanded the victim turn over their vehicle.

Once he failed to show the gun, the victim fought him off, and he took off on foot.

A few minutes later, the man arrived at another vehicle which was parked behind a business. He allegedly pulled a knife from his waistband and demanded the victim turn over the vehicle.

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The victim got out of the vehicle before running into a nearby store. The suspect then hightailed it on foot.

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Police say no injuries were reported from either incident.

They are describing the suspect as being around 18 to 20 years old, five feet nine inches tall, with a slim build.  He was last spotted wearing a dark blue hat and denim jacket.

Police are asking anyone with information or that may be able to identify the suspect to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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