Livery Cab Driver Robbed at Gunpoint on Thanksgiving

By Tom Liddy on November 26, 2011 12:41pm 

This man is wanted for robbing a livery cab driver on 213th Street and 10th Avenue on Nov. 24, 2011, police said.
This man is wanted for robbing a livery cab driver on 213th Street and 10th Avenue on Nov. 24, 2011, police said.
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MANHATTAN — A livery cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in Inwood early Thanksgiving morning, police said.

The 50-year-old victim picked up the suspect at 207th Street and Broadway at 5 a.m. on Nov. 24, police said.

When they got to 213th Street and 10th Avenue, just blocks away, the suspect, described as 20-25 years old, allegedly whipped out a gun and demanded money.

Police said the driver complied and the gunman, described as 5-foot-5, 135 pounds with a thin beard, fled. 

He was wearing a Yankee cap, a light-colored jacked and dark jeans, according to cops.

No one was injured, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), log onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by text 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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