🚑👮 82 Year Old NYC Taxi Driver Knocked Unconscious, NYPD Needs Help Finding Suspect
NYPD are looking for an individual who is thought to have assaulted an 82-year-old cab driver on the Lower East Side last week. Driver was knocked unconscious and then kicked
The NYPD need help finding individual who is thought to have attacked an 82-year-old TLC-licensed yellow cab driver last week. According to authorities, the taxi driver confronted the suspect about an unpaid fare on Canal Street around 1:05 a.m. on November 10th (Friday). That’s when the man allegedly punched the driver, causing him to fall to the ground unconscious. The suspect then kicked the victim, before hopping into the back of a different yellow taxi and fled the scene.
Paramedics took the driver to New York - Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
No arrests have yet been made, and the investigation remains ongoing.
Police describe the man as being around 25 to 30 years old and 5’9” to 6’ tall. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, dark-colored pants and light-colored shoes.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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