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Pair of cab drivers robbed overnight

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Two cab drivers were robbed downtown overnight and one of them was injured, police say.

The first incident happened at about 11 p.m. Wednesday near Young Street and Balmoral Avenue. The cab driver was robbed of cash but not injured before the robbers fled the area .

At about 12:30 this morning, another cab driver was robbed of cash in the area of Langside Street and Notre Dame Avenue. He received a non-life threatening injury when he reportedly tried to grab the knife from the lone robber who fled the scene.

Police said this morning they have no one in custody and the robberies aren’t believed to be connected.

 

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