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Two taxi drivers robbed at knifepoint 'by the same man' near Eunos MRT

Published on Mar 20, 2014 5:57 PM
 
Two taxi drivers were robbed at knifepoint, apparently by the same man, near Eunos MRT in the space of just five hours this week. -- NP FILE PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Two taxi drivers were robbed at knifepoint, apparently by the same man, near Eunos MRT in the space of just five hours this week.

Both had picked up the passenger along Geylang Lorong 15 and dropped him off at a carpark near Eunos MRT.

Mr Pang Tee Ann, 63, told Shin Min Daily News that the robber had flagged him down at about 3.55am on Wednesday. When they arrived at the carpark 10 minutes later, Mr Pang turned to his passenger to get the fare - $7.50 - but was confronted by a cleaver held to his neck.

The man told Mr Pang to stay still and hand over his money. Mr Pang gave him about $280 after which the man stepped out of the taxi "nonchalantly" and walked in the direction of Eunos MRT. Mr Pang then locked his doors and called the police, he told Shin Min.

 
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