Help identify taxi cab robbery suspect
2016-06-08 14:48 PDT
File # 2016-68098
UPDATE - A suspect has been arrested and charged for Robbery (July 2017).
Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a taxi cab robbery that occurred just over two weeks ago.
On May 16st 2016 at approximately 1:10am, Surrey RCMP was advised of a robbery of a taxi driver in the 10300 block of 127A Street. The suspect assaulted the driver and stole money and personal belongings from him before fleeing the scene. Officers attended the area and canvassed for additional information including witnesses and forensic evidence.
Surrey RCMP’s Robbery Unit continues to investigate and identify persons of interest. Surveillance video has now been obtained from the taxi cab, however, the male currently remains unidentified.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 30’s, approximately 6’0 tall, with a muscular build wearing a light coloured long sleeve shirt, dark sweatpants, sneakers, and a baseball hat.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca.
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