UPDATE: Armed robbers hit in Lansing & East Lansing overnight

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Lansing and East Lansing police officers are searching right now for suspects in two separate armed robberies that happened just hours apart.

The first was on the south side of Lansing around 11:00 p.m. last night.

Police say two men with a gun robbed another man of cash and personal items.

The second armed robbery happened just after 5:30 a.m. today near downtown East Lansing.

Police there say the robbery took place on Grand River Avenue near Abbot.

The victim tells police he was walking down the street when a man came up and asked to use his cell phone to call a cab.

The suspect then pulled a gun and took the phone.

6 News is working to get more details for you and will have updates online.

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