Norfolk Police investigating after man claims cab driver attempted to rob him

Posted at 11:35 AM, Sep 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-17 16:20:05-04

Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Police are investigating after a man claimed a cab driver attempted to rob him early Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the 400 block of Monticello Avenue around 4:00 a.m.

The victim told police that he called a cab and when he entered the cab, the driver locked all the doors and attempted to rob him.

The victim says he was able to get out of the vehicle and called police as the cab sped away from the scene.

The name of the cab company is not being released at this time as detectives investigate the incident.

Anyone with any information that may assist with the investigation is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.