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A taxi cab driver was robbed at knifepoint in the Bayou St. John neighborhood of New Orleans on Saturday night, according to local police.

The New Orleans Police Department said the driver, a 46-year-old man, tried to collect his fare after dropping off a woman in the 800 block of North White Street about 8:30 p.m.

Instead of paying, the woman pulled out a knife and demanded money, police said, and the driver complied before the woman fled.

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