Police: Livery driver stabbed by fare after argument

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A livery driver was stabbed by his fare in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened Sunday at the corner of E. 149th Street and Southern Boulevard around 5 a.m.

Police say the 44-year-old driver picked up the suspect before a verbal dispute occurred between the two.

The suspect pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the driver once before leaving the cab and running away, police say.

The driver was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

The stabbing comes after a 26-year-old Uber diver was shot several times by a passenger in an unrelated incident Sunday in the Bronx.

Police are still searching for both suspects.   

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