NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 / 10:15 AM
SUBJECT:CAB DRIVER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a Capitaland cab driver that occurred on Crane Street at about 12:30 this morning.

The 29-year-old male cabbie reported that while he was parked on Crane, a black male approached the cab and smashed the driver’s side window with a black handgun. The man demanded cash and the cabbie complied. The robber and a white male accomplice then ran away. The cabbie was not injured.

The black male is described as being in his mid-20s, 5’8” tall, weighing 150 pounds with a medium build. He was wearing a black coat and black face cover. The white male accomplice is described as being the same size, and was wearing a blue and black knit hat and a purple coat.