At 02:48 a.m. today a state trooper responded to a report of an altercation on Route 93 southbound in the Keystone cut out in Dorchester. Upon the trooper’s arrival, the victim, a cab driver, reported that he was tazed by a passenger and his cab was stolen from him.
State Police broadcast a description of the cab. A short time later, another trooper observed the cab traveling in the opposite direction of him on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, operating erratically and then crashing into a pole in front of 1336 Blue Hill Ave. The suspects in the cab, a male and female, ran away from the crash.
State troopers from the South Boston Barracks and the Milton Barracks, State Police K-9 units, and Boston Police searched for the suspects with negative results. The follow-up investigation is ongoing.
No no further information is available at this time. State Police Media Relations will update this release later this morning.