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Taxi Driver Robbed In Grant County; Suspect On The Loose

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Monday at approximately 6:30 deputies were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred on Shaw St. NE. Deputies arrived in the area and contacted the 63-year-old male victim of Moses Lake.

Deputies were told by the victim that he was working as a taxi driver and had just arrived in the 1300 block of Shaw St NE. to pick up a fare. The victim told deputies that a large black male and a skinny Hispanic male got into his vehicle, physically assaulted him by grabbing him around the neck and holding a knife to the side of his head demanded the victim's wallet which he produced to the suspects.

The victim said that the suspects exited the vehicle and took off running on foot between the near by houses. The victim did not sustain any injury but was shaken up in the ordeal.

This case is still being actively investigated by the Sheriff's Office and anyone who may have information about this case is asked to contact the Grant County Sheriff's Office at crimetips@co.grant.wa.us or 509-750-2011 ext. 468

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