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Taxi driver robbed at gunpoint
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Taxi driver robbed at gunpoint

20.12.2012 From our online archive
A taxi driver was held at gun point and robbed of 80 euros when he stopped to pick up a customer in Schifflange in the early hours of Thursday.

A taxi driver was held at gun point when he stopped to pick up a customer in Schifflange in the early hours of Thursday.

The cabbie was hailed by two men in Rue du Stade at around 00.40am. When he pulled over, one of the men threatened him with a gun and demanded money. The driver handed over 80 euros and the two suspects fled towards a petrol station.

One of the suspects was described as around 1.70 metres tall and wore a black cap, black leather jacket and blue jeans. No details were provided about the second suspect. A police search of the area was unsuccessful. Anyone who may have information about this incident is urged to call Luxembourg Police on 113.