Cab Driver Uninjured During Robbery

Occurred on 9/21/11, 10:49 p.m.  Robbery                   1534 S. Staples                1109210154

Officers contacted a year-old-old Green and Go cab driver who reported a Hispanic male robbed him at knifepoint while he was waiting for a client at Fox’s Den.  The cab driver told Officers he was in the parking lot when the suspect pulled open the door and pulled him from the cab.  The suspect threatened to stab the victim if he refused to hand over the money.  A struggle ensued when the suspect reached into the cab to take the victim’s money bag.  Both the cab driver and the suspect fell to the ground, but the suspect was able to escape and flee with victim’s money bag.  The victim told Officers he chased after the suspect, but was unable to catch him.  The suspect is described as husky built Hispanic male, in his mid-twenties, 5’8” feet tall, and weighing 220 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a dark-colored shirt, light-colored shorts, and white shoes.  Anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or the Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Bureau at 361-886-2841.