Night of crime: Lyft driver taken on spree through Tampa, Lakeland areas

Brown (left) and Diggs (right)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Lyft driver was allegedly taken on a crime spree in the Tampa and Lakeland area on Tuesday.

Tampa police said the victim told them four men got into his car.  One had a handgun.

The suspects forced him to drive to various locations, driving up to stores so they could steal.

The victim dropped off the criminals at the 3400 block of East Diana Street at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Shortly after the dropping the men off, the victim saw a Tampa police officer and told him what happened.

Two of the suspects were found nearby at a basketball court.

Police are still investigating and looking for two others. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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