Is there a serial carjacker preying specifically on peeing taxi drivers?

Aug 16, 2011

MMDA urinal photo from synthesistblog.comAnother taxi driver lost his vehicle to a carjacker while peeing inside a public urinal.

Driver Efren Mendoza was using the urinal at the corner of EDSA and Kaingin road when a man entered his taxi and drove it off at around 4:15am on August 15, an ABS-CBN report said.

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"Bigla na lang siyang sumulpot tapos sumakay sa taxi. Sinubukan ko pigilan pero pinatakbo na niya," Mendoza was quoted saying in the report.

Aside from the taxi, Mendoza also lost his mobile phone, wallet and his earnings for the entire day, which were all inside the car stolen by the thief.

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The taxi driver said the carjacker was thin and stood between 5'5" and 5'6" tall. He was also wearing a black jacket when the crime took place.

Last month, taxi driver Gilbert Abajar also lost his car in a similar incident. The suspect, however, was just about 5'1".

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