Syracuse man says he is robbed at knifepoint by acquaintance

The Syracuse Police Department says it is investigating a robbery that happened on Tuesday evening at about 5:50 PM at 205 Mary Street.

A 45-year-old man says that he was robbed at knifepoint and punched in the face several times by an acquaintance. The victim says the suspect then left the scene.

Police say the victim, who was transported to St. Josephâ??s Hospital with facial injuries, was robbed of his wallet and cash.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this robbery is being asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department at 315-442-5222.