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: New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance
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: Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long Island
Police say on Jan. 26, another cab driver was robbed at knifepoint of $60 in the same parking lot.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Family Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Illegal Dirt Bike Riders As 4-Year-Old Boy Recovers From Critical Injuries
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.