Cops: Good Samaritans thwart cab driver robbery

Police say Good Samaritans helped thwart the robbery of a cab driver this afternoon in The Bronx. Cops say a 29-year-old man got into a

THE BRONX - Police say Good Samaritans helped thwart the robbery of a cab driver this afternoon in The Bronx. Cops say a 29-year-old man got into a cab at East 163rd Street and Prospect Avenue and tried to rob the driver. According to police, the suspect shot the driver in the neck, causing him to crash into a bus stop. Investigators say the suspect jumped out of the cab and tried to rob someone else, but people on the street intervened and held him down until authorities arrived. The cab driver is listed in critical condition.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 2 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title 3 Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title
US director Barry Jenkins (C) speaks after 4 'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards
Authorities say 10 people were injured when a 5 10 injured in Morrisania apartment fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE