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Police: Juvenile robbed taxi driver in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood

PITTSBURGH — A taxi/ride-hail driver was robbed by a juvenile in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood, police said.

According to Pittsburgh police, officers were called to the 240 block of Winston Street at around 4:48 p.m. for reports of a strong-arm robbery.

Police said a juvenile hired a taxi/ride-hail driver on the North Side. The driver was robbed as he went to make change as the car neared Hazelwood.

No weapon was seen, according to police.

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The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The driver was taken to a local hospital in good condition for evaluation.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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