The NYPD wants the public’s help in finding the above man, who tried to rob a yellow cab driver late last Friday in Forest Hills. The man got into the taxi near the corner of 63rd Drive and 108th Street at about 9:50 p.m. He demanded money, displayed a syringe and simulated having a gun.
The cab driver did not comply, and the criminal fled the scene empty-handed. He is described as a white man in his late 20s with brown hair and a slight beard.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477).The public can also submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.