Women attack cab driver in the Bronx

Police say these two woman physically attacked a livery cab driver after becoming irate over the fare. (NYPD)
Police say these two women physically attacked a livery cab driver after becoming irate over the fare. Credit: NYPD

Two women punched and stabbed a livery cab driver in the Bronx this week in a dispute over the fare, police said.

The suspects got into the cab at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday on 193rd Street in the Fordham section of the Bronx and asked to be taken to East 118th Street in Harlem, cops said.

During the ride, the women became angry about the cost of the fare, and one of the women punched the driver. The driver, 44, ordered the women out of the vehicle near the Major Deegan Expressway ramp on Fordham Road. Once outside, one of the women stabbed the victim with an unknown object causing a small puncture wound to his arm.

The driver refused medical attention, cops said.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity and whereabouts of the two individuals who are wanted for questioning 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.



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