NYC livery driver describes pounding would-be robber

NYC livery driver describes pounding would-be robber

A livery driver said Thursday he left a would-be robber worse for the wear by giving him a bloody pounding outside a Midtown Manhattan deli. Wallace Reid, 39, told the Daily News of how he took his assailant to town — leaving the suspect in handcuffs with a bloody face. When Reid took his boss’s dog for a walk about 7:45 a.m., he stopped to buy breakfast from a deli at the corner of E. 31st St. and 5th Ave. There a man police identified as Alexander Zillatoro, 31, began pestering him for money, Reid said. “As I walk out, this guy comes and asks me for a lighter. He asked me in a very polite way, so obviously I start giving him the lighter,” Reid told The News. “As …
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