Passenger pulls livery cab driver out of cab, beats him in attempted robbery in Brooklyn

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for a suspect in an assault on a livery cab driver in Brooklyn that was caught on camera.

The suspect attacked the driver inside a supermarket in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday. Police say the driver had just reached the passenger's destination, but instead of paying, the passenger got out of the cab, and tried to rob the driver, pulling him out of the car, and beating him.

The suspect ran away.

The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.