Man Tries to Rob Greensboro Cab Driver

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An man armed with a knife tried to rob a taxi cab driver early Monday, police said in a news release.

A United Yellow Taxi driver, whom police did not identify, told police he picked up a man in the 700 block of West Vandalia Road shortly after midnight.

The suspect then produced a knife and demanded money from the driver, police said.

Police said the driver then stopped and exited the cab. When the suspect also exited, the driver got back inside the taxi and drove away.

The suspect fled on foot.

Police did not provide a complete description of the suspect. No other information was provided.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Greensboro Crimestoppers at 373-1000.