Shortly after 9:00 this evening Somerville police responded to the area of 153 Alewife Brook Pkwy (Route 16) for reports of an armed robbery. The victim; a female, was approached from behind by a Hispanic male wearing a mask and dark coat armed with a knife. The victim was relieved of personal effects and the subject fled eastbound on Route 16 towards the Arlington line.
Minutes later another robbery was reported in Davis Square.
Both incidents remain under investigation and more details will be posted as they become available.