PD: Uber driver Tasered by customer in Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: Uber driver Tasered by customer in Hartford

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An Uber driver was Tasered and his smartphone was stolen after he picked up four men in Hartford on Thursday night.

An unidentified man picked up four men in their 20s near 293 Westland St. around 9:15 p.m. The Uber driver told police when he dropped them off at 2 Holcomb St. they Tasered him and stole his iPhone 6.

The suspects fled the scene. After a search of the area, police were unable to locate the four men.

The driver denied medical attention.

Police said there is no surveillance video or eyewitnesses of the incident.

The robbery remains under investigation by the Hartford Police Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with any information about the shooting is asked to call Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS or by testing TIP711 (24637). 

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