A 28 year-old Regina woman has been charged in connection with a mid-June robbery of a taxi driver in Regina.
This investigation began on Friday, June 17, 2022 at about 6:15 a.m. when police were dispatched to the area of McIntyre Street and 8th Avenue for a report of a robbery. A taxicab driver reported that two females had attempted to rob him with a knife after he responded to their request for a cab in the area of 7th and Albert Street. Minutes into the trip, the male victim reported that one female held a knife to his neck and demanded cash. The victim was able to get himself out of danger, without injury, and the females exited his van. Police investigation led to identification of the female alleged to have used the knife. Investigation also determined the other passenger was not involved in the attempted robbery. Investigators charged a 28 year-old female in connection with this case.
Twenty-eight year-old Priscilla Rose WASACASE, of Regina, is charged with:
- Robbery, s. 344(1)(b) CC; and
- Breach of Probation, s. 733.1(1) CC.
WASACASE made her first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday (today), July 14, 2022.