Cab driver robbed, forced into his trunk

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Minneapolis Police are investigating the overnight robbery of a Rainbow Taxi Cab driver.

KSTP reports the driver said he was forced into the trunk of his car after he was robbed. WCCO reports that the driver told police the thief implied he had a gun. The victim was able to get out of the trunk by using the emergency release valve inside.

The incident happened in the 2900 block of Hennepin Avenue South in Uptown. The amount of cash stolen is unknown.

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