Taxi driver robbed by fare at gunpoint

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

News 12 Staff

Apr 18, 2017, 10:52 AM

Updated 2,644 days ago

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Taxi driver robbed by fare at gunpoint
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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