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SIOUX CITY CAB STOLEN AT GUNPOINT (UPDATE)

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UPDATED 10:35AM, 11:10AM  8/15/16

THERE WERE SOME SCARY MOMENTS FOR A SIOUX CITY CAB DRIVER EARLY MONDAY MORNING AFTER HE PICKED UP A FARE IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY.

SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY THE PASSENGER PULLED A GUN ON THE CAB DRIVER AS HE WAS TAKING HIM TO A TRUCK STOP IN SIOUX CITY.

THE GUNMAN TOLD THE CABBIE TO KEEP DRIVING, BUT THE CABBIE PULLED INTO THE REST STOP SOUTH OF SGT. BLUFF AND FLED THE CAR.

THE GUNMAN TOOK THE VEHICLE AND HEADED SOUTH ON I-29.
AUTHORITIES APPREHENDED HIM A SHORT TIME LATER.

THE SUSPECT, 38 YEAR OLD LEROY MCNAUGHTON OF WATERBURY, NEBRASKA, WAS ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF SECOND DEGREE ROBBERY AND OPERATING A VEHICLE WITHOUT OWNER’S CONSENT.

THE WEAPON WAS DETERMINED TO BE AN AIR SOFT GUN.
MCNAUGHTON IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL ON $15,000 BOND.

MCNAUGHTON LEROY MUG————————————————————

A SIOUX CITY CAB DRIVER WAS HELD AT GUNPOINT THIS MORNING BEFORE HIS CAB WAS STOLEN.
SIOUX CITY POLICE REPORT THE DRIVER STOPPED AT THE SERGEANT BLUFF REST STOP AT 2:20 A.M. WHEN A MAN APPROACHED HIM WITH A GUN.
THE DRIVER JUMPED OUT OF THE CAB AND FLED THE SCENE, WHILE THE GUNMAN STOLE THE VEHICLE AND HEADED SOUTH ALONG I-29.
WOODBURY AND MONONA COUNTY AUTHORITIES PURSUED THE VEHICLE AND DEPLOYED STOP STICKS NEAR WHITING.
38 YEAR OLD LEROY MCNAUGHTON OF WATERBURY, NEBRASKA WAS ARRESTED.
NO ADDITIONAL DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME.