LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are trying to find a man who hailed a cab before snatching it at gunpoint.
Authorities say the taxi heist happened about 2:30 a.m. Aug. 22, after the suspect hitched a ride from a business near Charleston Boulevard and Hualapai Way.
Police say the man became upset and got out of the cab near Tropicana Avenue and Fort Apache Road, and the driver also got out of the vehicle.
That's when police say the suspect pulled a gun, threatened the driver and drove off.
The taxi was later found.
Police describe the suspect as a white male in his twenties with a medium build and short hair. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, glasses, a light-colored T-shirt and jeans.
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