ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County police say a taxi driver who was robbed Friday morning told them the two robbers may have been driving another taxi.
According to police, a 49-year-old taxi driver was in a parking lot in the 5500 block of Cherokee Avenue at around 2 a.m. Friday when he was robbed by two men.
Police say the taxi driver saw a green Ford Crown Victoria driving slowly near him. The driver and passenger got out, armed with pistols and demanded his belongings, the driver told police. The driver gave them the belongs and the two fled.
Police say it was then that the taxi driver said it looked like the suspects' vehicle appeared to be a taxi.
The suspects are described as black men in their 20s, who wore black clothing, say police. One man was approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and the other was approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, around 180 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
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