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Akron cabbie choked, robbed

Beacon Journal staff report

An Akron cab driver was choked and robbed early Friday.

The driver, 39, said he picked of a man about 3 a.m. in the 1200 block of Everton Drive and drove him to East and Wildwood avenues.

At that point, police said, the passenger “leaned forward, choked the cab driver and demanded his money.”

The driver surrendered about $50, and the passenger fled.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 330-375-2490.


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