85-14 48 PCT ROBBERY 2 The suspect displayed a firearm and took the livery cab driver's money, police said. Credit: DCPI

Police are searching for a woman they say robbed a livery cab driver at gunpoint Saturday night.

The driver picked up the suspect at the corner of 116th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, police said. She asked to be taken to Bathgate Avenue and East 179th Street in the Bronx. When they arrived at the drop-off location about 9:30 p.m., the woman displayed a gun and took the driver's money.

The victim was not injured, police said.


Police released surveillance photos of the woman taken inside of the cab.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

85-14 48 PCT ROBBERY 1 The livery cab driver picked up the suspect in East Harlem and drove her to the Bronx. (Credit: DCPI)

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