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Police: Man with box cutter tries to rob women

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Burlington police say they've caught a man who tried to rob two women Friday night.

They say, just after 10 p.m., 28-year-old Matthew Pickreign approached two women near Bank and St. Paul Streets.

They say, he was armed with a box cutter and demanded money.

The women were able to fight him off and were not hurt.

The Essex Junction man is now facing attempted armed robbery and attempted aggravated assault charges.

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