Suspects pretend to have gun, rob cab driver in Williamsburg: NYPD

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WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police are searching for two men accused of robbing a taxi driver in Brooklyn.

The driver picked up the two men at the corner of Moore Street and Manhattan Avenue in the Williamsburg section of the borough around 12:40 a.m.

While riding in the cab, one of the suspects allegedly simulated a firearm and removed the 51-year-old driver’s Samsung Galaxy 4 tablet.

The driver was not injured as a result of the incident.

Both suspects are described as being teenagers.  Police have released photos of the two suspects with the hope that somebody will recognize them.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.