A taxi driver was robbed in Fulton Street on Sunday night by a passenger he had picked up, according to Paterson Police.
The victim who was in the area of Ward Street at around 8:30pm on Sunday with his cab when the suspect hailed him and got into the vehicle. The suspect told the driver he wanted to be dropped off at the intersection of Fulton and Summer Streets, once at the destination, the passenger pulled out a gun, pointed it at the taxi driver, and told him to surrender everything he had.
The victim obliged, and the suspect made away with a phone and some cash. The suspect is described as an unshaven black male in his 5’9 and weighing about 240 pounds.