Men Rob Taxi Driver, Passenger


The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a robbery that occurred at 2:10 a.m. on Friday, July 3 in Westbury. 

According to Robbery Squad Detectives, a TH Express taxi was called to pick up a fare in front of a residence on Livingston Street. The taxi which was occupied by the two victims, a male driver, 19, and a front male passenger, 27 who waited a few minutes until two male blacks entered the rear seat. After driving a short distance the subjects told the driver to stop. The subject seated behind the front passenger placed a knife to the passenger’s neck and demanded his wallet and earrings. The subject behind the driver restrained him as a third subject armed with a handgun walked up to the driver’s door and demanded US currency. The subjects fled on foot eastbound on Livingstone Street and into a SUV. The proceeds were an undetermined amount of US currency, earrings and a wallet containing personal papers. No injuries were reported.

Subject 1 is described as a black male, 17 years old, 5’7”, thin build, curly hair

Subject 2 no further description

Subject 3 is described as a black male wearing a mask and armed with handgun

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

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