News NYPD seeks cabdriver who choked passenger in backseat in Brooklyn Taxi cab. Photo Credit: iStock By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox September 23, 2015 1:18 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Police were searching Wednesday for a cabdriver who choked his passenger after climbing into the backseat with her in Williamsburg over the weekend. The 29-year-old woman first hailed the yellow cab near the corner of Roebling and Grand streets at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, police said. The driver took her a few blocks but then pulled over. He then climbed into the backseat and got on top of her, police said. The woman, who lives in Manhattan, was choked and fondled before the driver fled. recommended reading Major crime in NYC by borough During the incident the driver hurt the woman's neck, police said. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.