BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding two suspects wanted for a livery cab robbery that occurred earlier this month in Woodhaven.
According to authorities, at about 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 2, the two suspects got into a 2014 Toyota Camry livery cab near 87-08 Jamaica Ave. and were driven to a location on 85th Road.
There, police said, one of the suspects pulled out a stun gun and demanded that the 51-year-old male driver hand over money. His accomplice tried taking the driver’s property; the first suspect got hold of the driver’s cellphone.
Seconds later, the duo fled the cab on foot.
Officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to the scene; there were no injuries.
The first suspect is described as a black male with long dreads who was wearing a hat and winter jacket. The second suspect is a male who was wearing a scarf over his face.
Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (800-577-8477), visit their website or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.