The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Robbery which occurred on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 10:50 p.m. in Roosevelt.
According to Robbery Squad detectives, a 38 year old male victim was working for Taxi Taxi when he was dispatched to pick up a fair on West Raymond Avenue. When he arrived the victim observed a male black, in his 20’s, 5’8” tall, thin build wearing a red, black and white hooded shirt approach the cab. The subject opened the rear driver’s door and fired a gunshot into the victims back. The subject then opened the driver’s door and demanded money while holding the gun. The victim complied with an undetermined amount of US currency. The subject fled northbound through a rear yard on West Raymond Avenue.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his non-life threatening injury.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.