WANTED: Taxi Robbery (Manhattan)

Taxi Rob

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying the following individuals who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 19th Precinct. The details are as follows:

On Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 4:05 am, in front of 25 East 78th Street, two unknown males walked past a parked yellow taxi at which time suspect #1 walked back to the taxi, displayed a firearm and forcibly removed $160.00 dollars from the victim as suspect #2 kept watch. The suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. The suspects are described as:

  • Suspect# 1: Male, black, 25 years-of-age, 5’7″, approximately 140 pounds.
  • Suspect# 2: Adult, male, black.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.