BEAUMONT (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police in South Texas have arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of toting a shotgun, trying to rob a cabbie and then driving away in the taxi.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
The suspect was being held Tuesday on juvenile charges of aggravated robbery and evading in a motor vehicle.
Beaumont police on Monday night received a call from a cabbie saying a male with a shotgun had stolen her taxi.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
According to Officer Carol Riley, the cabbie had been summoned to an address, the boy got into the vehicle, pointed a shotgun at her and said it was a holdup.
The taxi driver ran away unharmed. Riley says the boy drove off in the cab, which was stopped a short time later and the youngster taken into custody.
Police also recovered the shotgun from the taxi.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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