comscore Taxi getaway leads to arrest of robbery suspect
Top News

Taxi getaway leads to arrest of robbery suspect

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now

A taxicab proved to be the wrong getaway vehicle for a robbery suspect Sunday night.

Police said a 51-year-old Waikiki man allegedly used a knife to rob an acquaintance of money at about 10:20 p.m. Sunday in Moiliili and then fled in a taxi.

The victim, a 35-year-old man, called police. Officers tracked down the taxi and arrested the suspect at his home.

Police recovered the victim’s money, but said the knife was not located.

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up