Cabbie robbed picking up fare

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are asking for tips in a recent armed robbery.

It happened about 10 pm, Tuesday, October 16, in the area of 1200-block of East Leafland Avenue. A City Taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint while picking up a fare.

The suspect is described as a young male, 15 – 19 years old, light-skinned black, 5’9″ – 5’10”, 160 lbs. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and red bandana covering his face.

He had a black-and-gray semi-automatic handgun. He was last seen running northbound on Lowber Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Decatur & Macon County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 423 – TIPS / (217) 424 – 2734
Text: DPD333 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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