Violent cab driver robbery caught on camera in the Bronx

ALLERTON, Bronx (WABC) -- Police in the Bronx are searching for two people who violently robbed a cab driver, and it was all caught on camera.

Police say the man and woman hailed a cab in the Norwood section on Saturday and asked to be taken two miles away to the Allerton section.

When they arrived, the man put a knife to the driver's throat and threatened him, while the woman took his tablet and $250 in cash from his pockets.

The man is described as 30 to 40 years old, with a beard and tattoos on his legs and hands; last seen wearing a headband, a black hooded jacket and dark colored shorts.

The woman is described as having blond hair, 25 to 35 years old; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater and gray sweatpants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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