Man Sought in Knifepoint Livery Cab Robbery

The passenger was caught on surveillance camera

Monday, Sep 17, 2012  |  Updated 9:40 PM EDT
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Man Sought in Knifepoint Livery Cab Robbery

NBC 4 New York

Police are searching for a man who robbed a livery cab driver at knifepoint in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx early Monday.

The 61-year-old driver was transporting a passenger at about 12:10 a.m. near East 141st Street and St. Mary's Street when the passenger placed a knife to the driver's neck and stole cash, according to police..

The robber is described as about 25 to 30 years old, and was last seen wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and multi-colored baseball cap. He has several tattoos across the neck, one on the right side and one in the front. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com. 

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