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Phoenix PD arrest 2 suspects in robbery, stabbing

Posted at 11:30 AM, Feb 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 19:32:49-05

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department says the two men accused of robbing and stabbing a man have been arrested.

The incident happened on the morning of January 24 at a bus stop near 19th Avenue and Camelback Road.

Authorities say the two suspects attacked the victim while he was getting off the bus.

Surveillance video shows one suspect holding a knife as he swings at the victim from behind.

When the victim pulls away he gets stabbed and thrown to the ground.

A second suspect runs up and demands the victim's belongings while the other holds him to the ground.

The victim was able to break away and run for help. His backpack was stolen as the suspects ran the opposite way.

Charges against the two suspects haven't yet been announced.

WARNING: Surveillance video below may be considered graphic by some viewers.