VIDEO: A 78-year-old Jewish woman was assaulted and robbed by her car service driver. The driver fled the scene instantly.
The incident occurred at the intersection of Flatbush East 34 and Flatlands Avenue In Flatbush earlier today.
The individual capturing the video was transported to the hospital with what were considered to be minor injuries, including a swollen leg.
Flatbush Shomrim tells Yid-Info that the driver did rob the elderly lady of her phone and wallet, though giving back the phone and keeping the wallet.
As of now, the driver of the car is wanted for several crimes, including robbery, assault, hit-and-run, and wounding the passerby who spoke up for the elderly woman while recording the video. At this point, it is uncertain what started the altercation.
Flatbush Shomrim, NYPD and TLC are currently investigating this incident.
DISTURBING! This for hire @nyctaxi driver viciously robbed an elderly woman earlier on East 35th Street and Flatlands Avenue and while fleeing, hit and injured a pedestrian filming it. If you recognize him, please call 911 and #Shomrim 718-338-9797. @NYPD63Pct #LetsCatchHim pic.twitter.com/F5V1yTARD9
— Flatbush Shomrim Safety Patrol (@FlatbushShomrim) August 31, 2022
If you see this vehicle or this person, please call 911 and Flatbush Shomrim right away at 718-338-9797
This follows a string of assaults against Jews, the most recent of which occurred yesterday when a teenager punched a Jew in the face in plain sight.
This is a developing story. Video provided by Flatbush Shomrim.