Taxi driver robbed, bound in Daytona Beach

Volusia County deputies search for armed robber

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A taxi driver was bound to his steering wheel during an armed robbery in Daytona Beach, according to deputies.

The robbery occurred around 6:20 a.m. Monday near the intersection of David Drive and Old Kings Road.

According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, the driver picked the man up at the Last Call bar and he was robbed a short time later.  Deputies said the man placed a knife or a sharp metal object to the driver's neck.

The man then tied the driver to the steering wheel and ran away, deputies said.

The driver later freed himself and called for help, deputies said.

The robber was described as a white man in his 30s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 130 pounds. He had a mustache and goatee and slicked-back brown hair and was last seen wearing a light tank top and dark, knee-length jean shorts.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida, toll-free, at 888-277-TIPS.

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