Cops Searching for Man Who Pulled Gun on Greenlawn Cab Driver

The attempted robbery occurred early Saturday morning, police say.

Suffolk police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in a taxicab in Greenlawn early Saturday morning.

Police say the passenger in the taxi displayed a gun and demanded money from the driver at 12:15 a.m. on Lantern Street.

The attacker struck the cab driver in the back of the head with the gun, but there were no injuries, according to police.

The suspect fled with no proceeds. 

There were no immediate details available on the suspect's description. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk police at 1-800-220-TIPS.

whodat June 16, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Lantern street? Now there's a shocker!
Six Pack June 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Let me guess. Male, 5'10, 165 lbs, dark clothes wearing a baseball hat. If the police ever find that guy he is responsible for thousands of crimes.


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