Mich. man could face up to life in prison for stealing $8 from cab

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. A Benton Township man faces up to life in prison for stealing $8 from a taxi cab driver.

Anthony Yates, 23, robbed an Advance Cab driver at gunpoint in Benton Harbor last February.

No one was hurt, though a shot was fired.

Yates dropped the money as he fled.

He pleaded guilty this week, and will be sentenced March 17.

His criminal record already included a conviction for an un-armed robbery with the same cab company in 2010.

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