A masked gunman robbed a taxi cab driver and fired at his vehicle early Thursday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police said the victim, 54-year-old, of Clifton, was robbed in the area of North 1st and Clinton streets at around 1:10 a.m.
The victim told police the gunman approached his vehicle with a handgun and took his phone. As he tried to drive away the suspect fired at the tax cab, striking the driver side door.
Authorities said the cab driver was unharmed.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-877-370-PCPO or [email protected] or contact the Paterson Police Department at 973-321-1120.