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Columbus cab driver robbed, suspects on the run

By Roslyn Giles  - email | bio

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police say it happened at the Bull Creek Apartments on Woodruff Farm Road in Columbus around 3:00 Tuesday morning.

Lieutenant Ronnie Hastings tells News Leader 9, the cab driver responded to a pick up call at one of the apartments inside the complex.

Upon arrival, three black males one carrying a pistol approached him, according to Hastings.  The suspects reportedly fled on foot. 

The victim believes they were picked up by someone driving a Cadillac Escalade. 

Hastings also says police stopped an SUV fitting the same description in the area, but it turned out not to be the suspects in question. 

The men are described as three black males.  They did get away with some of the driver's possessions. Police are not saying what items they managed to take. 

News Leader 9 will continue following this case with more updates on WTVM.com.

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