Police: 3 men attempt to rob Bellport taxi driver

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NORTH BELLPORT -

Police are looking for three men connected to an attempted taxi robbery in North Bellport.

Police say three men approached a taxi on Meade Avenue as a customer got in the taxi. Detectives say one of the men pulled out a gun and demanded cash from the driver.

The driver struggled with the man with the gun, and it went off shattering the window.

The three men ran off while the customer fled and called 911.

Police say the taxi driver suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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