By Madina Toure
LINDEN HILL—Police were looking for three suspects who assaulted and stole the car of an Uber driver in Linden Hill.
At about 5:15 a.m. April 10, the suspects requested an Uber cab to pick them up in front of 30-05 Whitestone Expressway, according to the police.
Once the 53-year-old driver arrived, one suspect punched the driver in the chest and pulled him out of the car and sat in the driver’s seat, police said. The other two suspects also sat inside the car.
The suspects drove away and the car was then found partially submerged in a lake inside Brookville Park in Rosedale, officials said.
The two male were both described by police as between the ages of 25 and 30, 5-foot-11 and weighing 180 pounds.
The first suspect was last seen wearing a black jacket and white shirt while the other suspect was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a gray-hooded sweater, black jeans and black shoes.
A third suspect, a black woman, was described as being between the ages of 25 and 30, 5-foot-9 and weighing 180 pounds.