After a storm of criticism over the way recent shootings of police officers in Texas and Oklahoma have been handled by law enforcement, another outrage has been thrown at a local newspaper.
During a weatherbreaking assignment to La Jolla on Sunday, San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Lillian Tan used the Google Maps service to summon taxi cabs in the area.
But while in the area, she was robbed at gunpoint.
WARNING: Graphic images of the robbery provided by the San Diego Union-Tribune.
According to reports, during the robbery she said she was drugged, abducted and driven throughout San Diego County with a gun pressed to her head.
The following day after the robbery, the reporter filed a police report, but the owner of the taxi company denied involvement in the crime.
“I wasn’t happy about the way the whole thing was handled,” said Sacramento-based journalist Nick Tarsia to KSWB. “The San Diego Police Department is the number one cop, they work extremely hard, and to think they’re not going to help a woman get home safely, it’s frustrating.”
The owner of the taxi company said to KSWB that some of the information reported in the newspaper was wrong, but acknowledged that a police report is necessary to start an investigation.
The owner of the company was not available to comment to the Tribune when reached by phone.
Click for more from Fox News Latino.