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Women pepper sprays Uber driver and steal wallet full of cash

By Mason White 3:17 PM April 30, 2017
Lontaisha Sharquay Durham
Lontaisha Sharquay Durham
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) Two women ganged up on an Uber driver and stole her wallet after they were taken to their destination, according to police in Florida.

Delray Beach police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Lontaisha Sharquay Durham, after she and another woman used pepper spray to attack the 29-year-old Uber driver and steal her cash.

Durham has been charged with one count of robbery with a weapon. She was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail, where she is being held without bail.

According to the criminal complaint, the Uber told the Delray Beach police that she picked up Durham and a second woman, and took them to an address on Southwest 13th Avenue.

After Durham and the second woman got out of the car, they allegedly pepper sprayed the driver. The driver was temporarily blinded.

The women took the driver’s wallet and fled the scene. Durham was caught, but her accomplice is still on the loose. Durham and another accomplice were also charged for being involved in a string of robberies over the past few months.

Tottiana Canteen, 21, and Durham, were arrested by Boynton Beach Police Department on Delray Beach Police arrest warrants.

Canteen is accused of jumping out of a vehicle and snatching a purse from the wrist of a 75-year-old woman loading groceries in her car.

The strap broke, but the victim was not injured.

Then Durham and a teenage girl attacked a 30-year-old customer at a gas station, pulling her hair, hitting her with their fists before stealing her phone.

The victim had minor injuries and refused treatment.