Livery cab driver robbed in SoundviewPosted: Updated:
Cops are trying to track down a man wanted for robbing a livery cab driver in Soundview.
According to police, the suspect was picked up at Lafayette and Soundview avenues at around 7:45 a.m. Monday, and asked to be taken to Hunts Point.
However, when the driver reached Rosedale and Story avenues, authorities say the man forcibly took a cellphone and $200. The driver was not hurt.
The suspect was caught on camera inside the vehicle. He's described as a dark-skinned Hispanic man, about 30 years old and 6 feet tall. He spoke both English and Spanish.
Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.