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Cops: Help us find cabbie car-jacker

Brooklyn Daily

Cops are looking for a livery car-jacker who hit an unsuspecting cabbie on E. 52nd Street in Mill Basin last week.

The victim told police that he had picked up the robbery suspect between Avenues L and M at 4:10 am on Dec. 12, but once the thief jumped inside the car, he told the cabbie he had a gun and demanded his wheels.

Police said the cabbie complied and exited his car — watching helplessly as the thief rolled off with his livelihood.

Yet investigators may be honing in on the cabbie-crook: detectives are circulating an image of the thief that was taken from a surveillance camera inside the cab.

Anyone with information regarding this man’s identity is urged to call investigators at (800) 577–8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

Reach Deputy Editor Thomas Tracy at or by calling (718) 260-2525.

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