Police investigating following Wednesday night robbery of cab driver

News and Community

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating after a cab driver was robbed Wednesday night.

Shortly after 11 p.m. on January 23, 2019 a taxi driver was dispatched to pick up a fare in a Dutton Road parking lot. The customer entered the cab, brandished a knife and demanded money from the driver. The driver handed over an amount of cash then the customer exited the taxi and fled the area on foot.

Police were called and officers, along with the K9 Unit, were dispatched to the area.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • 6’ tall
  • Facial hair
  • Wearing a hoodie

At this time the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers online

Tagged
PTBO
Local News and Events for Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
https://ptbo.com