Jul 17, 2014 9:23 PM by Marissa Esquivel
TUCSON - The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for help identifying 3 suspects who carjacked a cab driver.
On Wednesday, at 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 2900 block of West Via San Andrea, west of Mission and San Xavier, for a report of a stolen car.
According to deputies, a 54-year-old cab driver picked up a man and two women from Casino Del Sol.
When the cab driver drove to where he was told, the man and one of the women pulled out weapons, they told him to pull over and demanded money.
The cab driver refused and he was thrown out of the taxi and his money was taken.
While the cab driver was being robbed, a car drove past and began to slow down. The three suspects then got into the cab and drove away from the scene. The cab driver yelled to the driver of the passing car to call 911.
The cab driver was not injured during the incident.
If you have any information, please call 911 or 88-CRIME.
The suspects are described as:
- Native American or Hispanic
- 30-40 years of age
- 4'6"-5'0" tall, 130 lbs
-Black hair pulled back tight in a bun or similar style
-Tattoo on left side of neck and maybe one on arm
-Wearing a black t-shirt and black denim pants
-Identified by the name of "Monica" and claims to be mother of the second woman and wife of the man
-Native American or Hispanic
-Early to mid-20's
-4'6" - 5'0" tall, 140 lbs
-Brown eyes with painted on eyebrows
-Wearing a white t-shirt with an unknown print
-Dark skinned Hispanic
-35-45 years of age
-5'0"-5'3" tall, 140 lbs
-Wearing black short sleeve button up shirt, long black pants, and a black ball cap
-Identified as being female #1's husband by female #1
-Spoke with a deep voice