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On Aug. 13, at 3:14 a.m. a cab driver picked up four teens in the 400 block of Asbury, said Commander Diane Davis of the Evanston police department. The driver said they appeared to be between the ages of 14 and 16.
While in transit to Chicago, one of the youth placed what felt like a gun or knife to the cab drivers neck and another youth demanded his money, said the Commander. The cab driver handed over $120, and the teens fled, said the Commander.