Taxi driver robbed at gunpoint on Long Island while waiting for fare: police

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ROOSEVELT, Long Island — A taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint while waiting for a fare on Long Island, police said.

The driver was dispatched at 1:50 a.m. Monday to pick up a fare on Elmwood Avenue, Nassau County police said. While he was waiting at Oakwood and Elmwood avenues, two men approached the car, police said.

One of the men opened the driver’s side door, pulled out a gun and demanded money, police said. At the same time, the other man opened the rear passenger side door and put a hard object, believed to be a gun, against the victim’s head.

Police said the driver complied with the attacker’s demand and handed over an undetermined amount of cash.

No injuries were reported, police said.

Details were scarce about the men’s descriptions.