Man wanted for robbing cab driver in Houma

Man wanted for robbing cab driver in Houma
Police say that 25-year-old Shawn Dardar is wanted for robbing a cab driver in Houma. (Source: Houma Police)

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Houma police are searching for a man wanted for assaulting and robbing a cab driver in Houma. It reportedly took place Saturday at 5:15 p.m. at the corner of Academy Street and Lee Avenue.

According to police, a man later identified as 25-year-old Shawn Dardar, called for a cab. Following the cab ride, the driver requested the fare before Dardar reportedly struck the driver in the head and robbed him. Dardar took cash and other items from inside the cab before running away. The driver was brought to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Dardar for one count of armed robbery.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call the Houma Police Department at 985-873-6371 or Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433.

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