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SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man was arrested Friday after police said he showed a handgun when robbing a taxi driver.

The Sioux City Police Department in a release said Phillip E. White, 32, was arrested on a first-degree robbery charge. Police were called just before 4 a.m. Friday to the 3100 block of Fourth Avenue Place.

The release said the taxi driver reported a male passenger displayed a handgun and demanded cash, then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police said White was arrested at 1:20 p.m. without incident.

White was also arrested on a misdemeanor drug charge.

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