taxi.jpgA taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood overnight, police said today.

The robbery happened at about midnight near the intersection of O’Farrell and Beideman streets.

The cab driver, a 54-year-old man, picked up the suspect, who held a knife to the driver’s neck and demanded money, according to police.

The driver gave him cash, and the suspect fled. The cabbie was not injured in the robbery, police said.

The suspect had not been found as of this morning. Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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