A New York City livery and taxi driver advocate is offering a $7,500 reward to anyone with information that can help police make arrests in a string of recent attacks and carjackings. Multiple assaults took place between April 4-12, according to Fernando Mateo, founder of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers.

A driver was brutally attacked in East New York on April 7 by four teenage boys after he stopped to pick up a passenger. The same day, a driver in the Bronx was carjacked at knifepoint in Soundview after picking up a man and a woman. Another driver was robbed in Soundview on April 12, by a couple who brandished a knife and gun. Police were still investigating at least one other incident in the Bronx in mid-April. An NYPD source said they don’t think the robberies are related.

Source: Yahoo! News

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