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Taxi driver hospitalized after robbery attack


Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD:  Thursday afternoon, a taxi driver picked up a fare at the Badger Bus depot at 2 S. Bedford Street, except things didn't go as expected.

  When the passenger entered the car, he grabbed the taxi driver's hair, punched her twice in the head, and robbed her.

  He ran from the scene, and police arrived later.

  Emergency crews took the wounded taxi driver to the hospital for treatment of a concussion.

  Police say the suspect is a Hispanic man between 5'4" - 5'6", in his early 20s, and wearing a puffy red down jacket that had square quilting, a red stocking cap, and baggy blue jeans.

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