Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Olean cab driver robbed at gunpoint - police searching for two suspects

Olean Police are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at approximately 1:05 a.m. Patrol officers responded to the area of Laurel Avenue to search for two males that had entered the victims cab and demanded money while the cab was parked. The cabbie gave them money after one of the males pointed a hand gun at him. Both males fled from the cab on foot towards the Allegheny River. State police responded with a K-9 to assist in the search but Police were unable to locate the suspects. Both male suspects are described as being black, in their early 20’s with one wearing a black hoodie and one wearing grey hoodie , both wore blue jeans and were average build. No one was injured during the robbery.  Investigators are still working on this case and if you have any information or saw something regarding this robbery please call the Olean Police Criminal Investigation Unit at 716-376-5672 or 376-5673. Calls can be kept confidential.