1 in custody after man with machete holds up taxi

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - Fayetteville police have arrested a suspect who is accused of robbing a taxi driver with a machete.

The driver told police that several men robbed him Thursday night and got away with his fare money and his tips. 1 of the men had a machete.

Officers canvassed a residential area after the driver called police.

Our ABC station in Northwest Arkansas, 40/29 News, reports that the driver dropped off a fare and pulled over to complete paperwork. The robbers approached his car while he was stopped.

Names were not immediately released.

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