Cabbie stabbed, robbed in Surrey

SURREY — A taxi driver was stabbed and robbed in Whalley early Sunday morning.

The driver told police he picked up a fare near 108th Avenue and 144th Street at about 5:30 a.m. and once they reached the 13300-block of 105A Avenue his male passenger stabbed him in the arm and hand and took his wallet, cash and cell phone.

“The taxi driver got out of his cab, bleeding, and was assisted by pedestrians that just happened to be in the immediate area and came to his aid,” Surrey RCMP Sgt. Murray Hedderson said. Police tried to track the robber with service dogs but didn’t find him. He was last seen running west on 105A Avenue, The robber is thin, has a dark complexion and wore black pants and a black hoodie, with the hood up. The cabbie, a Surrey resident in his 50s, was treated in hospital.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

Just Posted

Lost a ring? This White Rock man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

PHOTOS: Family Day celebrated at Historic Stewart Farm

Youngsters participate in some old fashioned fun

Clayton’s little neighbourhood libraries are open for business

’Take a book, leave a book’ initiative aims to bring Clayton residents closer together

Trudeau’s principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Butts categorically denies the accusation that he or anyone else in the PMO improperly pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould

VIDEO: Winterhawks end Giants winning streak at seven

Playing on home ice, Vancouver’s G-Men fell 5-3 during a Family Day game against Portland.

Aaron Pritchett and George Canyon to headline Gone Country concert in Cloverdale this summer

‘Early bird tickets on sale via Twins Cancer Fundraising website

Poverty coalition has high hopes for B.C. poverty reduction strategy

Funding allocation expected to be released with 2019 budget

‘How did we get here?’: B.C. mom of transplant recipient worries about measles outbreaks

Addison, 7, cannot get a live vaccine because she has a heart transplant

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

Vancouver member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from cabinet last week

Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option

Major U.S. airlines said they will change their process so passengers can identify themselves along non-binary lines

UPDATE: Plane flips over at Pitt Meadows airport

The pilot and lone occupant exited the aircraft on his own and uninjured.

Moose Hide campaign takes message to Canadian schools

Campaign launches new K-12 education platform

Most Read