SW Phila. Man Charged With Hijacking Taxicab, Fleeing Police After Crash

CBS Philly

By Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have arrested a man in connection with the carjacking of a taxicab early Wednesday morning.

Police say 22-year-old Albert Washington was arrested shortly after the carjacking, but not before crashing the cab and fleeing to his home near 58th and Malvern Avenue, in Southwest Philadelphia.

According to investigators, an All City Cab driver pulled into the Hess gas station about 2:15am near Broad and South Streets.  The taxi driver told police a man came up behind him, pushed him out of the way, got into the cab, and sped off.

The carjacker hit one of the gas pumps as he was pulling out.

The taxi fled north on Broad Street.   About 15 minutes later, police saw an All City cab drive through a stop sign on 56th Street at Lebanon Avenue, almost striking a marked police car.

Police turned on sirens and…

View original post 50 more words

Advertisements

Tinggalkan Komentarmu/Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s