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One Of Four Men Who Robbed Cabbie At Knifepoint IDed By Police [Video]

Cops have identified one of four suspects wanted for robbing a cab driver in Gravesend in January.

The men got into a livery cab at 472 Kings Highway on January 25, at 2:30am, and asked to be taken to 65th Street and West 4th Street, according to police. When the car arrived at the destination, the suspects robbed the driver at knifepoint, making off with his cash. The driver was not injured.

Photo: NYPD
Photo: NYPD

The the entire incident was captured on surveillance video and the man who allegedly held the knife to the livery cab driver’s neck has been identified as 42-year-old Michael Gattuso, of Gravesend. Police describe him as white, 6 feet tall, 240 pounds, with a goatee.

The NYPD have a photo of Gattuso. Three unidentified males seen in the attached surveillance video are also being sought.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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