Crime Stoppers looking for man who robbed cab driver

08/22/2014 4:35 PM

08/22/2014 4:35 PM

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 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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