CAB DRIVER CARJACKED – The NYPD is asking the public for assistance with finding the suspect wanted in connection to a Robbery which occurred in South Jamaica.
On Saturday, May 7 at approximately 2:50 a.m., a 46-year-old male livery driver picked up two passengers in the vicinity of Sutphin and Rockaway boulevards and was told to drive to 173rd Street between Linden Boulevard and 115th Avenue. Once the vehicle arrived at the location, one of the male suspects displayed a firearm and ordered the male victim to get out the vehicle. Both suspects fled in the Lincoln Town car northbound on 173rd Street. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident. One suspect has been arrested and one is outstanding.
The male who is outstanding and wanted for questioning is described as a Black or Hispanic male, who was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, black baseball hat and eyeglasses.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents or anyone who may have been a victim is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.