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Taxi driver robbed, punched in Mesa

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MESA, Ariz. -

A taxi driver was robbed and assaulted by two suspects he was called to pick up on Wednesday morning.

Two suspects in their 20's, a Hispanic man and a white man, called AAA taxi to pick them up near Broadway and Alma School Roads.

While the taxi was driving through a parking lot, the driver said the suspects started punching him in the face and forcefully grabbed his wallet out of his pocket.

According to the driver, the suspects ran away from the taxi into an alley but he lost sight of them after that.

The taxi driver has minor injuries.

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