A group attacked a livery cab driver before they stole his car in Brooklyn, police said.
The 33-year-old victim was directed to Schenectady and St. Mark's Avenues to pick up a fare when a dispute ensued at around 4 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.
Three individuals, two men and one women, punched the victim in the face and body. Authorities say the suspects then stole the victim's vehicle and headed eastbound on St. Mark's Avenue.
The victim's left eye was swollen. Paramedics treated him at the scene.
The suspects are believed to be between 25 and 30 years old.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-888-577-TIPS.