NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man wanted in a robbery pattern targeting cab drivers in the Bronx.
The NYPD released a photo of the suspect wanted in at least two robberies in a parking lot in the Soundview section.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect For Workers At New Jersey Schools, Colleges, Universities And State Agencies
Investigators say the suspect got in the back seat of a taxi on Jan. 25 while an accomplice stayed in front of the driver’s side window. They got away with $60 in cash and the driver’s cell phone.READ MORE: FDA, CDC May Approve COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For Millions This Week
Police say on Jan. 26, another cab driver was robbed at knifepoint of $60 in the same parking lot.MORE NEWS: Vote To Be Held On Removing Thomas Jefferson Statue From New York City Hall
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.