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Sarnia Taxi Driver Robbed At Knifepoint

Sarnia police say a local taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint around 8pm on Tuesday night.

Police say he was initially flagged down by a man in the area of London Rd. and Finch Dr. and was asked to go to the 200-block of Capel St.

When they arrived at the stop, it’s alleged the suspect raised a knife to the driver’s throat and asked for money. Fortunately, the driver was not injured but the suspect left the vehicle with a quantity of cash and fled northbound on Capel St.

The suspect is described as wearing all dark clothing with a black hood over his head. Police say the hooded coat was possibly made of wool or some other soft fabric.

The suspect was also carrying a black backpack and is believed to be average in build and about 5’11” tall.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sarnia police or Crime Stoppers.