JAMAICA, Queens (PIX11) — An armed man robbed a 19-year-old car-service driver in Queens on Monday night, police said.
The suspect had requested a ride to pick him up near 179th Street in Jamaica at around 7:15 p.m., according to the NYPD. When the car showed up, the robber threatened the driver with a knife and stole $400 from the victim, police said.
The suspect then ran northbound on 179th Street, police said. There were no injuries.
There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.