Police: Taxi driver car-jacked in South Wedge neighborhood

Created: 02/25/2014 6:49 AM WHEC.com

A taxi driver was car-jacked in the South Wedge neighborhood of police say the suspect is still on the run.

Rochester Police say the driver was dropping off a passenger on Linden Street, off Mount Hope Avenue, just before 1:30 a.m. Officers say the passenger claimed he had a weapon and took the cab. We're told the suspect also stole some money and a jacket from the driver.

Police say the grey Dodge Caravan was last seen on Mount Hope Avenue.

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