Thief robs cabby, forces him to strip, steals taxi

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 | 5:11 p.m. CDT

 ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police are searching for a stolen taxi after the assailant robbed the driver and forced him to strip before taking his cab.

The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the Yellow Cab driver picked up the customer, who robbed the driver of money, then forced him out of the vehicle and told him to disrobe, leaving the man wearing only his underwear.

The customer then sped off in the cab. The driver was taken to a hospital for evaluation.



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