Taxi driver robbed by fare at gunpoint

A taxi driver was robbed of his cab at gunpoint in the Bronx, police say.

A taxi driver was robbed of his cab at gunpoint in the Bronx, police say. (4/18/17)

NORWOOD - A taxi driver was robbed of his cab at gunpoint in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened Sunday on Gun Hill Road and Webster Avenue in Norwood around 3 a.m.  

Police say the driver picked a man up at East Gun Hill Road and Colden Avenue when the man got into the car and put a gun to the driver's head.

The suspect ordered the livery driver to drive to Webster Avenue.

Once the two men reached their destination, the 33-year-old taxi driver jumped out from the cab and ran away from the suspect. 

The suspect took off with the cab and the driver's jacket, which contained $300.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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