News

Man with hand tattoo suspected in violent robbery of taxi driver

The man pictured here with a unique hand tattoo is wanted in an alleged robbery of a taxi driver
The man pictured here with a unique hand tattoo is wanted in an alleged robbery of a taxi driver's iPhone on Dec. 13. He didn't pay his fare and is also accused of punching the driver.
— image credit: RCMP submitted photo

 

Langley RCMP have released a photo of a man with a distinctive hand tattoo suspected in a violent robbery of a cab driver on Dec. 13, 2013.

Around 2 a.m., two Caucasian males entered a cab and asked to go to 196 Street and Fraser Highway. The men indicated they didn't  have enough money to pay for the ride back to Surrey.

As they arrived at their requested destination, the suspect seated behind the driver reached to the front console and took the iPhone of the cab driver, said Langley police.

The driver attempted to retrieve his phone when the suspect punched him in the head.  Both men exited the vehicle and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, in his late 20s with short hair and appears to be scruffy looking.  He has a fairly distinctive tattoo of a skull on the back of his right hand.

If you have information that can help police call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

The Eve of Our Destruction? Canucks open season in Shark Tank
 
VIDEO: San Jose Sharks 4, Vancouver Canucks 1
 
Child ejected as Surrey collision shears car in half
Back Country Horsemen of B.C.
 
CBC fired me for sexual behaviour: Ghomeshi
 
Election 2014: Candidates talk police, fire, transit
Mayoral candidates discuss vulnerable citizens
 
COUNCIL ROUNDUP: More youth encouraged to voice opinions on downtown
 
An Olympic dream interrupted

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.