DRACUT — Dracut police are investigating a violent robbery that took place near the intersection of Passaconaway Drive and A Street on Sunday night.

According to a police radio broadcast at 9:22 p.m., the alleged victim was robbed of his cellphone and was slashed in the chest with a box cutter. The suspects are alleged to have fled the scene in a black Acura.

Dracut Sgt. Greg Byam confirmed the robbery shortly after the incident took place, but was unable to provide any additional information.