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August 22, 2014

Crime Stoppers looking for man who robbed cab driver

Crime Stoppers is looking for a man who robbed a Wichita cab driver.

The crime

Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, a taxi was dispatched to pick up a fare at 1701 N. Market. When the driver couldn’t locate the address he parked at 16th and Market. Suddenly a man got into the cab, put a gun to the driver’s neck and demanded money. He then fled on foot. He is described as a man of average build and was wearing a green hooded jacket.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or by texting TIP217, then your message, to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita-Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1433

Department case number: 14C053436

Lead detective: Detective Crow, Wichita Police Department

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