Cab driver robbed by supposed customer in Pittsfield Township
A 56-year-old Ann Arbor cab driver reported being robbed in a Pittsfield Township condominium complex by a man who called for a ride, according to police.
Pittsfield Township Public Safety Department officials reported the unarmed robbery occurred at 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5700 block of Wellesley Lane, in the Wellesley Gardens Condominiums. The driver was dispatched to the complex to pick up a man who called the cab company claiming to need a ride.
The driver reported the man took cash from his shirt pocket and then fled the area on foot, according to police. No weapons were seen or implied during the incident.
Investigators canvassed the area looking for the suspect but were unable to locate him Monday.
The man is described as black, 18 to 25 years old, between 5-feet-8 and 5-feet-10 inches tall, medium build, clean shaven with a crooked smile, according to police. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and "unknown pants."
Anyone with information on the robbery is encouraged to call the Pittsfield Township police at 734-822-4921.