Orion Warren and Donovan Ames

Orion Warren, 19, and Donovan Ames, 18 (Source: MCSO)

PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Phoenix police have arrested two men who they say assaulted and stabbed a man at a bus stop last month. 

Sgt. James Rothschild with Phoenix Police Department says on Jan. 24, the 21-year-old victim got on a city bus near 51st Avenue and Camelback Road. Two men also boarded the same bus.

[VIDEO: Two men arrested for the stabbing assault at a Phoenix bus stop]

On Sunday, Phoenix police say Orion Warren, 19, and Donovan Ames, 18, were arrested at around 8 p.m. Saturday near 59th and Northern avenues.

[WATCH: Disturbing surveillance video shows two men stabbing man at Phoenix bus stop]

In the video that took place at 19th Avenue and Camelback Road, the victim got off the bus. He was followed by the same two men who boarded the bus behind him. That's when the two men "grabbed the victim from behind while one of the suspects was holding a knife." As the victim tried to pull away from the two attackers, "he was stabbed and thrown to the ground."

While he was on the ground, the two men robbed him of his backpack. The victim was able to get to his feet and run away. He survived his injuries, Rothschild said.

"I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their assistance spreading this information to the community," Rothschild said.

Police say Warren was charged with armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault, and possession of marijuana. While Ames was charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.

 

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