August 22, 2014 10:53 am
Updated: August 22, 2014 10:59 am

Robbery charges for pair in Halifax stolen taxi case

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HALIFAX – Halifax police have charged a man and a woman with robbery in connection with a carjacking Thursday.

A cab driver told police he was driving two passengers in the city’s south end when they threatened him and demanded his keys.

The 30-year-old cabbie jumped out of the taxi. He was not hurt.

Police later found the cab on Olivet Street.

A 31-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were arrested later in the day.

Police say they are also charged with breaching a court order.

They remain in custody.

© 2014 The Canadian Press

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