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Police Search For Suspect In Livery Cab Robbery

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Livery cab robbery suspect (credit: DCPI)

Livery cab robbery suspect (credit: DCPI)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in a livery cab robbery.

Police say the suspect was picked up the cab in Queens around 10 p.m. Tuesday and asked to go to 200 E. 36th Street in Manhattan, but once at the location, forced his victim out of the vehicle at knifepoint.

The suspect allegedly stole money from his victim, a 26-year-old Hispanic man, before fleeing the scene.

The victim was not injured.

Police say the suspect is a male with star tattoos on both of his elbows.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. They can also submit tips at the Crime Stoppers Website or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.

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