Police Search For Suspects Following Cab Driver Assault on Grand Street

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Police are asking for help in tracking down three suspects accused of beating up a cab driver after refusing to pay their fare.  The incident happened Saturday, December 1, at about 4:10 a.m. near Grand and Lewis streets.

The driver picked up the suspects a few minutes earlier at Allen and East Houston streets.  Police say the suspects punched the 42-year old cab driver repeatedly, seriously injuring him. They also stole his cell phone.  The driver said they took off on Grand Street, heading west.

If you have information about this crime, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

 

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