An Uber passenger shocked her driver with a Taser from the backseat and then snatched his wallet from the center console before taking off on foot, cops said.
According to the cops, The robbery unfolded when the 55-year-old driver picked up the fare at 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 13 at East 102nd Street and 1st Avenue on the Upper East side.
The female passenger requested to be dropped off in the West Village at West 9th Street and 6th Avenue.
When she arrived at her destination, she said, “Look at me,” and then, according to police, she took a Taser out of a white bag and shocked the man several times in the right shoulder.
According to police, the woman said, “You can call whoever you want,” when the driver stated that he was going to call the police.
The victim declined medical assistance.
The victim’s wallet contained $375 in cash, as well as credit cards and a personal identification card, according to the police.