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Police: Man targets NY taxi drivers during robberies

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A man is accused of targeting taxi drivers around the city during robberies, police say.

The man was caught on video in the most recent incident while riding a bicycle as he grabs cash out of a driver's hand in Manhattan.

Police say the man is accused of seven robberies involving cab drivers.

In at least one of the incidents, police say things turned violent when the suspect punched a driver in the face and told him he had a gun.

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

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