Two Men Rob Annapolis Cab Driver at Knifepoint

Two men are reported to have robbed a cab driver at knifepoint after he drove them to the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library on Sunday.

An Annapolis cab driver was robbed at knifepoint by two men he picked up for a fare around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to Anne Arundel County Police.

The cab driver told police he picked up three men in downtown Annapolis who asked to be driven to Annapolis Neck Road in the area of Hillsmere. One of the men asked to be let out at the intersection of Hillsmere Drive and Quiet Waters Park. He paid his fare and left, police said.

Then, the other two men asked the the driver to take them to the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Branch Library. The cab driver told police that once he parked, one man pulled out a knife and demanded money.

The driver reported that he struggled with both subjects, but they managed to take his money and flee on foot towards Annapolis Neck Road.

The driver also fled on foot to a nearby gas station where he called the police. Officers said they searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

Janet Norman October 02, 2012 at 06:05 PM
Thank you for keeping us attuned to crime in our community. Need citizens to call in police for any suspicious activity or illegal public drinking.


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