(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bristol Police are investigating two slashing incidents which occurred 12 hours apart.Just after 3:30 Saturday afternoon a 57 year old man says he was robbed at knife point by two men at the Mr.Bubbles Car Wash on East Main Street in the Forestville section. He suffered a laceration to his left forearm in a struggle with the assailants and was taken to Bristol Hospital for treatment , including stitches.
The victim said the suspects were both white men about 6 feet tall.They fled with the contents of the man’s wallet,personal papers and an undetermined amount of cash.
Early Sunday morning two men, ages 31 and 20 suffered lacerations.Police responded to the Bristol Hospital Emergency Room shortly after 3:30.The 31 year old refused treatment and had left before officers arrived.The 20 year old said he and the other man were in a parking lot at an apartment complex at Surrey Drive and Bianca Road,there was a disturbance with a car load of people and they were slashed by an African-American man with what was believed to be a box cutter.
Police say the victim gave a very vague description of the altercation and where it took place.Officers were unable to find any witnesses. The incident remains under investigation.