Madison man arrested for robbing a cab driver

MADISON (WKOW) — The Dane County Narcotics Task Force, working with the MPD’s Gang Unit and the North District Community Police Team, took Emmanuel L Harris, 21, of Madison, into custody Thursday night.

Harris is accused of robbing a male cab driver this past Sunday evening in the 800 block of N. Thompson Road.

The cab driver told police that an African American male, whom the driver had picked up as a fare, had robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash.  The man ran away  – the cabbie wasn’t hurt.

Harris was identified after MPD personnel reviewed surveillance video recorded inside the cab. Officers arrested him on robbery charges and for outstanding warrants.  

He was still in the Dane County jail as of Friday afternoon.



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