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'Hack' Driver Attempts to Rob Woman in Remington

The driver pulled a knife on a passenger after she asked to be taken to Columbia.

 A woman was nearly robbed in Remington after taking a ride from an illegal taxi.

According a police report, at 12:50 a.m. on Sept. 18 a woman caught a “hack,” or an illegal cab, in the 500 block of W. 28th Street and told the driver she wanted to go to Columbia.

That’s when the driver stopped and told her: “I’m not taking you all the way to Columbia. Give me all your money or I’m gonna shank you.”

The driver then pulled out a knife and the woman jumped out of the car and the hack drove south on Sisson in a blue minivan.   

ralahinn1 September 25, 2012 at 03:49 PM
That is why you never use illegal cabs. You sometime take enough risks with legal ones today, why risk your life getting into a car with someone you don't know?
Kathleen C. Ambrose September 25, 2012 at 05:58 PM
Definitely more questions than answers on this one. Is she a resident of Remington looking for a ride to Howard County and why; if not, how did she get here in the first place? I think her story needs follow-up, because now I'm curious about the why, who and how anyone gets a hack on that street at that time. Lucky she wasn't killed.
Lance September 26, 2012 at 12:50 PM
The fact that this woman cannot afford a car, and that shi is getting in a car with a stranger, is proof that Obama's policies are not working. I'm not saying you should vote for President Romney, but I am saying we have to do whatever we can to get Mr. Obama out of office.
Kerry Craven September 26, 2012 at 06:20 PM
How in the hell do you turn an attack into a political agenda, Lance? Insanity. People like you are mouths without action......
Kathleen C. Ambrose September 26, 2012 at 06:36 PM
I'll agree that insanity is the only answer to Lance's post. I'd Flag as Inappropriate, but I'd rather let everyone see how stupid that comment was.

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