Suspect refused to surrender after robbing KC cab driver


INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — One person is in custody after an hours-long standoff with police in Independence.

It started around 11:30 Sunday morning near South Hocker Ave. and East Sea Ave. Police say officers took the suspect into custody shortly before 5:00 p.m.

The suspect is wanted in connection with the robbery of a cab driver around 11:30 Sunday morning. The driver told officers the suspect pulled a gun during the crime.

Independence police say an investigation into the armed robbery is underway.

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