City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20111216-206
Friday, December 16, 2011

Suspect Steals Taxi Cab

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking the community's help in identifying a robbery suspect.

On Saturday, December 10, 2011, 1:15 a.m., the victim was transporting a customer in his taxi cab when they got into an argument.  The victim pulled into a gas station in the area of 16th Street and W Street. He asked the customer to get out of the vehicle. The customer exited the cab, attacked the victim and then stole the cab. The cab was later found in the area of 5th Street and Seavey Circle.  

During the investigation, detectives have obtained photographs of the suspect and would like assistance with identifying him. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Suspect

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