Cab driver placed in chokehold, robbed in the Bronx

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OLINVILLE, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for the three people who allegedly robbed a cab driver in the Bronx last month.

It happened on June 15 at about 5:10 a.m., as two men and a woman were passengers inside a black cab, police said.

The cab pulled over in the vicinity of East 221 Street and White Plains Road in Olinville when they placed the driver into a chokehold, according to authorities.

They proceeded to remove his wallet, which contained $40 in cash and the dash camera before fleeing, said cops.

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. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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