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Yaser Said, Taxi Driver Accused of Killing His Teen Daughters in 2008, Caught in North Texas

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Yaser Abdel Said, a Lewisville cab driver wanted in connection with brutal slayings of his two teenage daughters, is in custody in North Texas after 12 years on the run.

According to the FBI, Said, who was considered armed and dangerous and known to carry a weapon while driving his cab, was apprehended Wednesday in Justin without incident by agents from the FBI’s Dallas Field Office.

The FBI said Said is currently in federal custody and will soon be transferred to Dallas County. According to the FBI, a $100,000 reward was being offered for his capture. It’s not clear how agents knew where to find Said or if someone was eligible to claim the reward.

NBC DFW