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Police: Taxi Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In Elmsford

Greenburgh police said a Metro Taxi Dispatch driver was robbed at gunpoint in Elmsford on Sunday, on Westchester Plaza near the Cross Westchester Executive Park.
Greenburgh police said a Metro Taxi Dispatch driver was robbed at gunpoint in Elmsford on Sunday, on Westchester Plaza near the Cross Westchester Executive Park. Photo Credit: Samantha Kramer

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Greenburgh police are searching for two suspects who robbed a Metro Taxi Dispatch driver at gunpoint in Elmsford on Sunday night.

The taxi driver picked up the two suspects on West Main Street in Elmsford and drove them to 3 Westchester Plaza at 11 p.m. on Sunday, where one of them demanded money from the driver and threatened the driver with a handgun, police said. The driver gave an undetermined amount of money to the two suspects, who then ran away from the scene.

Both suspects are described as male, black, wearing dark clothing and dark wool hats. One man was described by the driver as medium build, about 5' 6" and 20 to 25 years old, the other was thin, 6'1" and about 30-35 years old, police reported.

Anyone with information related to the robbery should call Greenburgh police at 914-682-5331. All calls will be kept confidential.

Greenburgh police also reported the following incidents:

Petty Larceny: A Bronx woman reported to police that while she was at the A&P supermarket, 66 S. Central Ave., at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, someone shattered the passenger side window of her car in the parking lot and stole her purse and cell phone charger.

Second-degree Assault: Police are charging 27-year-old Ahmed Yansaneh, of White Plains, with second-degree assault, a felony, after responding to a domestic dispute at 7 p.m. Thursday on Camelot Court in White Plains. Police said Yansaneh got into a fight with his brother and choked and struck him in the face repeatedly. Yansaneh also ran his brother's head into a marble counter and caused him to lose consciousness, police said.

Criminal Possession: Vanah Harris, 36, of Bronx, is arrested and charged with fifth-degree marijuana possession, a misdemeanor, after police said they saw Harris drive into a parking lot of Buy Buy Baby, 1019 S. Central Ave., at 8 p.m. Sunday. Police said they saw Harris throw a still-burning marijuana cigarette out the window.