Rome police are investigating an early morning robbery of a Georgia Taxi driver in South Rome, reports stated.
According to Rome police reports:
A driver for Georgia Taxi reported he picked up two males at the corner of Glover Street and East Main Street at 12:15 a.m. Sunday. After the two men got into the van, the suspect in the front seat pulled out a small pistol and ordered the taxi driver to take them to Etowah Terrace.
The two suspects took the driver to a vacant house and tied his hands with plastic in a back bedroom. While one suspect watched him, the other went through the van. The two took a cell phone worth $140 and $240 in cash.
Police reported the driver took 15 minutes to get free from his restraints, and walked out of the residence to call for help. The driver told police he was not physically harmed in any way.
There were no suspects in custody at the time of the report.