Nassau cops seek three who robbed taxi driver

Nassau police said they are seeking three men who robbed a taxi driver Wednesday night in New Hyde Park.

According to detectives, the 57-year-old driver was dispatched around 11:30 p.m. to pick up three male passengers in Jamaica, Queens. The three directed him to go to Primrose Drive in New Hyde Park.

When the victim pulled over, one man grabbed him around his neck, while another threatened him with a knife and the third took the driver's cell phone, wallet and car keys.


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The three then fled eastbound on Primrose. There were no injuries reported.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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