By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say an Uber driver was robbed at gunpoint after asking a passenger to wear a mask.

The 26-year-old driver picked up a man and woman around 8:30 p.m. on March 6 near the corner of 7th Avenue and West 33rd Street in Manhattan.

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Police said they got into an argument after the driver confronted the man about not wearing a mask.

(Credit: NYPD)

The driver stopped at 7th Avenue and Leroy Street and demanded the passengers get out.

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Police said the man slashed the driver’s plastic partition with a knife, then pulled out a gun and stole the victim’s bookbag, containing his wallet and credit cards.

The driver was not hurt in the incident.

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Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team