PERTH AMBOY – A taxi driver was stabbed and robbed on Saturday, Jan. 12, at approximately 8:30 p.m. after he picked up a passenger at the company’s main office on State Street.
The victim works for the White Cab Company. The suspect was described as a black man who was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue jacket with white stripes on the sleeves, and khaki or gray pants.
The suspect asked to be driven to Thomas Street. As the cab approached the area the suspect redirected the driver to Summit Avenue. As they approached Spruce Street, the suspect demanded money from the taxi driver. When the victim refused, the suspect stabbed him in the abdomen, took his wallet containing $160 in cash, and fled the scene towards Amboy Avenue.
Police are asking anyone with information on this crime to call 1-732-442-4400.
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