Halifax police investigating after taxi driver allegedly robbed

Halifax Regional Police are investigating the alleged robbery of a taxi driver over the weekend.

Police say officers were alerted at approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday to a reported robbery that had occurred in a taxi stopped on Frederick Avenue.

According to police, a man entered a taxi that was parked in the lot at 70 Lacewood Dr. and asked to be taken to Frederick Avenue.

When the taxi arrived at the destination, police say the man displayed a knife and demanded cash from the driver.

The man then allegedly fled the cab. The taxi driver was not injured, police say.

The suspect is described as a 20- to 25-year-old white man with a thin, narrow face, a thin build and average height.

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