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Police search for suspects in New Bedford cab driver robbery

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By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

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New Bedford Police are looking for a man who robbed and stabbed a cab driver on Thursday evening.

The 46-year-old victim was driving down Mitchell Street from Sawyer Street when two men crossed in from of his cab, yelling for him to slow down. The driver stopped the cab and the men approached and pulled him from the vehicle.

One of the suspects stabbed the driver in the thigh and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects then fled toward Sawyer Street.

The cab driver was transported to St. Luke's Hospital where he was treated and released.

The suspects are described as two men in their twenties. One of the suspects was black, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt standing approximately 5'10. The other is described as Hispanic wearing a white hooded sweatshirt standing about 5'7 with a husky build.

Any one with information is asked to contact detectives at 508-991-6300 ext. 320.

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