Regina Police are investigating a pair of street robberies that occurred Tuesday night.
The first incident took place just after 8:30 p.m. on the 1900 block of Scarth Street, in the city’s downtown core.
Police say a man was approached by four male suspects, and one female suspect who asked him for a cigarette, and then demanded his sweater and money while threatening him with a machete.
The victim who was not hurt turned over his property then ran and called police.
All the suspects were wearing black bandanas at the time.
The second incident took place just before 10:00 p.m. on the 2200 block of 14th Avenue in the Cathedral neighborhood.
Police say the male victim was approchaed by a number of suspects who began to have a conversation with him before threatening him and taking his belongings.
The victim was not hurt.
Police have arrested one of the suspects who was later seen at a nearby residence.
Twenty-nine-year-old Lance Paquachan, is facing six charges that include theft under five-thousand-dollars, and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime.
Paquachan will be in court Wednesday.
There’s no word on how many others were involved in the incident.
Anyone with more information on either matter is asked to call the Regina Police Service or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous.