The driver told ABC7 News he was off-duty in the city when a man and a woman jumped into his car and demanded that he drive them around.
He said the man had a gun and the woman had a knife.
The off-duty Uber driver said he drove to Richmond and at some point was forced to stop at an ATM to take some money out. At that point, he escaped and went straight to Richmond police.
Police are are searching for the suspects and driver's car, a 2015 white Toyota Camry with the license plate 7HQW692.
Suspects and car are still outstanding. Car is a white 2015 Toyota Camry, plate 7HQW692— Melanie Woodrow (@MelanieWoodrow) May 7, 2017