Cab driver robbed by customer, Madison police say

August 6, 2018

A cab driver who picked up a fare was robbed by the same person early Sunday morning on Madison’s East Side.

The strong-arm robbery happened at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of North Thompson Drive, Madison police said.

The 51-year-old male cabbie was not injured.

The victim told police the suspect robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash then fled on foot.

The only details the cabbie had on the suspect was that he was a black male in his early 20s.

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