Police: Cab driver robbed at knifepoint

Published 8:58 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A cab driver was robbed by two men at the intersection of Bragg Street and Stuart Street Tuesday at 5:58 a.m., according to a LaGrange Police Department news release.

The driver told police she picked up two men at the area of South Greenwood Street.

According to the press release, one of the men brandished a knife and demanded money from her at the intersection of Bragg and Stuart Street. The driver provided the men with an undisclosed amount of money. She told police the men made her put her head down as they left the cab and fled on foot.

The driver then drove to a nearby location and had 911 contacted by her cab office, according to the press release. The driver described the men as African American and in their late 20s or 30s.

One man was 6-foot-tall and 200 to 215 pounds. The other was 5-foot-6 and approximately 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on the men or the incidents should contact the LaGrange Police Department or Troup County Crime Stoppers.