NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in the Bronx.

At 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, a livery cab driver dropped the suspect off at Hill Ave and Randall Ave. The suspect claimed to have a firearm and demanded money. The driver handed over $28 and the suspect fled the scene.

The suspect has been described as a black male, between the ages of 40 and 50-years-old, he is between 5’9″ and 5’11”, was wearing black clothing, and has a black goatee, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting tips to 274637 and entering TIP577.

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