Man accused of robbing cab driver at knifepoint

Konstantin C. VanGrinsven
Konstantin C. VanGrinsven (Appleton Police Dept.)

APPLETON – A 20-year-old Kimberly man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a cab driver.

Police say the robbery happened the night of Feb. 7 near the intersection of E. Newberry St. and N. Briarcliff Dr. in Appleton. The 31-year-old  cab driver reported that a passenger had robbed him of cash at knifepoint. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Through their investigation, police identified a suspect and a warrant for his arrest was issued. Last Friday, Konstantin C. VanGrinsven was arrested during a traffic stop in Manitowoc County.

Police say VanGrinsven admitted his involvement in the robbery.

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