Police in Marion are investigating two separate assaults on women in the area.
The first occurred Sunday night when a woman was attacked while she was walking to her car on North Bentley Street and Central Street. The second occurred on Tuesday when a man broke into an apartment on the corner of North Bentley and Lee Avenue.
Police say the man was armed with a knife and ordered a woman to give him cash, jewelry and drugs. The woman got away unharmed.
Police are still investigating and say they’re not sure if the crimes are related.