Teen charged in robbery of cab driver


KINGSTON – A 16-year-old youth is charged with committing a strong arm robbery of a Kingston cabbie.
City police said the cab driver picked up the teenage fare at about 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 22 in the Downtown area and was going to drive him to Uptown when the youth threatened him. The driver jumped out of the cab in an attempt to get away, but the youth grabbed the victim, placed him in a head lock and demanded money.
The robber fled after taking money and other items.
Police arrested him on Monday, charging him with robbery. He is in the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. 

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