Inwood Man Arrested for Thanksgiving Livery Cab Robbery
MANHATTAN — An Inwood man was nabbed for robbing a livery cab driver just blocks from his home on Thanksgiving, police said.
Anthony DeJesus, 23, faces a first-degree robbery charge for the alleged holdup on West 213th Street and 10th Avenue at 5 a.m.
Cops said that the suspect hailed the cab at West 207th Street and Broadway. Blocks later, he whipped out a gun and demanded cash, police said.
The 50-year-old driver complied and DeJesus, who was wearing a Yankees hat at the time, fled, according to cops.
Sources said that the suspect was arrested because of a tip sent to Crime Stoppers.