Police Search For Man Who Held Up Livery Cab Driver In Harlem

Suspect Made Off With Unknown Amount Of Cash Thursday Night

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Saturday were asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a livery cab driver in Harlem this week.

The robbery happened at 10:35 p.m. this past Thursday, police said. The suspect hailed the livery cab at 134th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, opened the back passenger door, flashed a handgun and demanded cash from the driver.

The driver handed an unknown amount of cash, and fled the scene, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 135 pounds.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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