Video: Taxi driver attacked by hammer-wielding woman
The cab driver was hit by the hammer on his head, but is back on the job now after recovering
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Long Beach police were asking for help identifying a female passenger caught on camera trying to rob a taxi driver using a box-cutter and a hammer.
The woman attacked the driver just before 3:15 a.m. Sept. 26 near Anaheim Street and Redondo Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department, which publicized the incident on Tuesday.
Video showed the woman reaching through the taxi’s glass divider and threatening the driver, Robby Williams, with a box-cutter and demanding money.