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Taxi Robbery

Incident Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 14:45
Incident Number: 
P16025601
Location: 
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2016-02-08

Thunder Bay Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a taxi driver which occurred this morning in the city’s south side.

A male had taken a taxi to an address in the 200 block of Dease Street.  Upon arrival, the male pulled a knife and demanded money from the driver.  The driver got into a brief altercation with the suspect who then fled the scene.  No money was taken.  The driver was not injured.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male – early 20’s
  • 5’7” tall – thin build
  • Some facial hair on chin
  • Wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans

Anyone with information on this incident should contact police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers www.tipsubmit.com

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