Cab driver cut in robbery attempt

A 76-year-old Evanston resident told police he was sitting in his cab waiting for a customer in the alley at 1735 McDaniel Ave. just before 6:30 yesterday morning when a young man approached him, showed a knife and demanded money.
When the cab driver tried to close his door and drive off, the assailant cut him on the thumb before fleeing the scene.
That story is among the items in today’s Crime Bulletin.

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