An 18-year-old has been arrested, a 17-year-old detained, both accused of robbing a Mt Vernon Cab Driver.

Sydney Pecora and the juvenile are both facing charges of robbery, mob action, and aggravated battery.

According to police, officers responded to 1600 block of Pace Street just after 10:30 Wednesday night.

The cab driver told police that he had been robbed by two people who had then fled. The two were later found at Spero Family Services and taken into custody.

The driver of the cab was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained in the robbery.