On Saturday, April 20, 2019, at approximately 5:05 a.m., police were dispatched to a service station on the 2600 block of 7th Avenue for the report of an attempted taxi-cab robbery.
A taxi-cab picked up a female passenger on the 1100 block of Garnet Street, who asked to be dropped off in a back alley a block away. When the taxi cab stopped in the alley, a male approached and began to damage the vehicle with an unknown object, while the female attempted to take the driver’s money and belongings in the distraction. The driver began to fight with the female while attempting to drive away, making it to Albert Street and 5th Avenue, when the female bit the driver and then pulled out a knife. When the driver got the knife from the female, she fled the vehicle on foot. No items were taken in the attempted robbery.
EMS attended to the male who was transported to hospital to assess his injuries. Police attempts to locate the suspects were negative.
The male suspect is described as an Indigenous male believed to be in his mid-thirties, approximately 5’9” tall, with a slim build. The female suspect is described as an Indigenous female also believed to be in her mid-thirties, 5’10” tall, heavy build, with brown hair, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and white leggings.
Anyone who has information to assist police may contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).