NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A livery cab driver was forced into the backseat of his vehicle while four men, including one who was armed, stole his wallet, cell phone and cash, according to police.
The NYPD is now on the hunt for the suspects.
On July 27 at about 11:20 p.m., the 36-year-old driver dropped off a passenger in front of 191 Lefferts Avenue in Brooklyn when suddenly he was forced out of the vehicle.
Dark dash cam video shows the driver being pushed into the backseat as men sit on either side of him.
One of the men threatens the driver with a gun, said police.
The group made off with the victim's wallet, a cell phone and approximately $1,200 in cash.
Police describe the suspects as the following:
Individual #1: Male Black, in his 20's, he was last seen wearing all dark clothing.
Individual #2: Male Black, in his 20's, he was last seen wearing all dark clothing with an injury to his right hand wrapped in a white bandage.
Individual #3: Male Black, in his 20's, he was last seen wearing a blue and white striped shirt.
Individual #4: Male Black, in his 20's, he was last seen a black backpack and gray sweat jacket.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. The NYPD says all calls/texts are strictly confidential.
We are seeking public assistance to identify the pictured suspects wanted for an armed taxi robbery that occurred on Friday night. Please report all information at #800577TIPS, #YourCityYourCall pic.twitter.com/3MX1UWzxOH— NYPD 71st Precinct (@NYPD71Pct) July 30, 2018