Police are searching for a man who they say held a knife to a taxi driver’s throat and robbed him.
The driver was not injured, Durham police said.
The robbery happened shortly happened shortly after 7 p.m. Nov. 1 on Fargo Street, near the downtown district.
The driver told police that a man flagged him down at the bus terminal on West Pettigrew Street and said he wanted to go to the 800 block of Fargo Street.
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When the taxi arrived at Fargo Street, the passenger put a knife to the victim’s neck and demanded money before running away, according to police.
The driver told police the man has a dark complexion and is in his late 20s or early 30s. He stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build.
He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and red pants. He may have a gold or gold-plated front tooth.
Investigators are urging anyone with information to call Officer R.S. Turner at 919-560-4415, ext. 29297 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.
CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.