Police search for robber targeting livery cab passengers, impersonating police officer

Police are looking for a man who has been targeting livery cab passengers. Police say he picks up his victims in a brown Mercury Grand

The suspect allegedly robs his victims of their personal belongings inside his livery cab, sometimes at gunpoint.

The suspect allegedly robs his victims of their personal belongings inside his livery cab, sometimes at gunpoint. (10/4/13)

THE BRONX - Police are looking for a man targeting livery cab passengers across the Bronx.

Police say the suspect picks up his victims in a brown Mercury Grand Marquis or black Toyota livery cab and then presents a fake police officer's badge. He then allegedly robs his victims of their personal belongings inside the car, in some cases holding them up at gunpoint.

Police describe him as a Hispanic male aged 25 to 30 with a heavy build.

Officers say the suspect has already robbed ten passengers in the Bronx. 

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