Mesa cab driver attacked and robbed

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

MESA, Ariz. – Mesa police are looking for two suspects who beat up and robbed a cab driver early this morning.

The victim, a driver for AAA Taxi, was called to pick up a fare Near Alma School and Broadway in Mesa.

When the driver arrived at the address, a Hispanic male and a white male, both in their 20s, got in the cab. But once inside, the men attacked the driver, hitting him and punching him in the face.

The men then grabbed the cabbie’s wallet, jumped out of the taxi, and fled on foot. The driver sustained minor injuries.

If caught, the suspects will face charges of aggravated assault.