Bronx livery cab robber caught on camera

January 8, 2014 4:14:47 AM PST
Police are looking for a man who robbed a livery cab driver at knifepoint in the Bronx, and they're hoping a surveillance image will lead to an arrest.

The incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in front of a home on Trinity Avenue.

Authorities say the suspect entered a livery taxi on Bruckner Boulevard. Then, when they arrived at his destination, the man displayed a knife and stole the victim's cell phone and cash.

The driver was not injured.

The suspect is described as Hispanic male in his 20s, standing approximately 5-foot-9 and weighing 180 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.