2 men sought in Brooklyn livery cab robbery on East Fifth Street

Authorities say a livery cab was called to 1308 East Fifth St. They say a man got in the car, placed a sharp object to the driver's neck and demanded money.

Authorities say a livery cab was called to 1308 East Fifth St. They say a man got in the car, placed a sharp object to the driver's neck and demanded money. (8/19/13)

Police are on the hunt for two men who robbed a livery cab driver early Saturday morning.

Authorities say a livery cab was called to 1308 East Fifth St. They say a man got in the car, placed a sharp object to the driver's neck and demanded money.

Police say a second man approached the driver's side window, pushed the driver's head into the steering wheel and stole $200 and a cellphone.

Both suspects fled on Avenue L toward Fourth Street.

The driver escaped unharmed.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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