Cab Driver Stabbed in Bel Air

[February 11, 2012, Bel Air, MD] — On Saturday February 11, 2012 at approximately 1:35am, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the area of Crescent Knoll Drive and Fountain Green Road (Rt. 543) in Bel Air, MD for a report of a robbery and serious assault of an ABC Company cab driver.

The taxi cab driver, Robert E. Donley, age 53, of Aberdeen MD was assaulted by a fare that had demanded money after he had been picked up in the 1600 block of Chester Way Court in Bel Air, MD. The suspect described as a white male in his mid 20's wearing all black and a black hooded sweatshirt, fled the scene in an unknown direction after stabbing Mr. Donley in the upper torso.

Mr. Donley was originally transported by ambulance to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center by members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company for his injuries. He was later transferred to the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma. He is listed to be in serious condition.

Anyone with information, regarding the suspect, is encouraged to contact Detective B. Potts of the Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5081.

Anyone with information regarding the crime wishing to remain anonymous may report their information through the following methods listed below. Qualifying tips that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $2,000.00 in rewards.

Website/Email:Submit a tip online at
Text message:Metro Crime Stoppers: Text "CRIMES" (274637)
Begin the message "MCS," then add the information.
Phone:Harford Crime Solvers: Call 1-888-540-8477

News Release

February 11, 2012


  • Monica A. Worrell

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