Green Cab Driver Beaten and Robbed


A Rantoul Green Cab driver told police he was beaten and robbed Friday night.

The incident happened about 7:49 p.m. The cab driver told Rantoul police he picked up a passenger on the 400 block of Marco Drive. Before they got to the destination, the driver was punched and robbed.

The cab driver said, the passenger fled the scene.

Officers arrested a 17-year-old male and 15-year-old male. Police said, they were charged with armed robbery.

The cab driver was treated and released at the scene.

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