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Jersey City Taxi Driver Injured During Attempted Robbery

Jersey City

An early morning attempted robbery of a taxi driver has Jersey City police searching of the suspect responsible.

The incident was reported in the 2300 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard, shortly before 3 a.m., where according to reports, a Hispanic male suspect approached a cab driver armed with a knife and demanded cash.

The suspect began to attack the victim, causing a non-life threatening hand injury reports said.

Police units arriving to the scene searched the area for the suspect who was last scene on Bergen Avenue.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.

The investigation is on going and being conducted but the Jersey City Police Department.