Lima cab driver is target of attempted armed robbery


LIMA — Someone attempted to rob a Lima cab driver at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, according to Lima police.

Shawn White, 46, a driver for the Black and White cab company, told police that at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday he picked up two black males in the 2200 block of North Metcalf Street. One of the black males reportedly brandished a firearm and demanded money from the drive.

The suspects exited the cab without obtaining any money, and White was unharmed during the incident.

Any person that has information about the crime is asked to contact the Lima Police Dept at 419-227-4444, Detective Jennings at 419-221-5228 or Lima-Allen County CrimeStoppers at 419-229-STOP.

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