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Taxi driver robbed at knife point


March 10, 2012

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Officers of the Ketchikan Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 5000 block of North Tongass Highway Thursday evening.

According to Lieutenant Joe White, a Taxi driver stated she picked up a fare at Texaco and was told to drive to the 5000 block.  The driver stated to the officers the male put a knife to her throat and demanded money which he obtained and he left the area on foot.  After searching the area officers were unable to locate the suspect.

The taxi driver described the male as 18 to 22 years of age, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 140 to 150 pounds.  She said he was wearing a blue hooded sweat shirt with white pin stripes, a white tee-shirt and blue jeans. 

The Ketchikan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to contact the Police Department at 225-6631 or Crime Stoppers at 225-2583.



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Ketchikan Police Department


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