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September 30, 2014

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Crime:

Two men rob taxi driver; police seek information

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Two men are being sought after they robbed a cab driver Wednesday night.

A taxi driver was robbed by two suspects Wednesday night after driving them to their destination.

The two men got in the cab around 10:35 p.m. and asked to be taken to the 4200 block of Tamarus Street, Metro Police said. Upon arrival, one man held a metal object to the back of the cab driver’s neck and told him to hand over money.

Once the cab driver complied, the two men ran away, police said.

Both suspects are described by police as Hispanic men, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and in their 20s. Police said they were last seen wearing dark hoodies with dark pants.

Anyone with information should call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 828-3591. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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  1. "Hey look, we can rob this guy for a couple hundred bucks - going to prison for 20 years? 200 bucks is well worth it!"

    Drug addicts maybe?