INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 27, 2014)– Two men were robbed Thursday morning after getting into a vehicle that was marked the same of that of a ride sharing service.
The victims told police that they got into a Saab outside a bar around 3:40 a.m. and asked the driver to take them to Speedway.
Believing it to be that of a ride sharing service provider the victims were told by the driver he did not take credit or debit cards. After one of the victims stated he had $25 the driver then agreed to then take them to their requested location.
A few blocks away from where they entered the cab, the driver allegedly demanded their money and told them to get out of the cab. The suspect allegedly made a motion with his hand as if he was getting something from under the driver’s seat, and said “Don’t make me pull this out.”
Believing he was referring to a weapon under the seat, the victims gave the driver the $25 and exited the vehicle. Both stated that they could identify the suspect. Police say both victims had been drinking throughout the evening and early morning.
No injuries were reported. No arrests have been made in this case.