Suspect holds knife to Camrose cab driver’s throat, gets arrested

Camrose, Alberta – (Report to Sept 30) – At 5:48 AM Police received a 911 call from an Edmonton cab driver. The driver had transported a male and female to Camrose and while entering the city the couple then stated they wanted to go to Viking. When the driver advised that they would have to pay in advance he was struck in the back of the head and a knife was held to his throat. When the driver stopped at the intersection of 48 ave and 68 street the couple jumped out of the cab and ran in separate directions. Both suspects were located by Police and during their arrest stolen documents from Viking were also located. Both were charged with assault, assault with a weapon, robbery, possession of stolen property and breaches. A bail hearing was conducted and both suspects were released from custody.

Camrose Police Service
Camrose Police Service

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Camrose Police Service



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