Taxi driver robbed Wednesday night in Riverhead

A cabbie was reportedly robbed and assaulted in Riverhead Wednesday night, police said.

The Moon Light Taxi driver was dropping a fare off near Delores Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. when he was attacked inside the cab by a man and a woman, authorities said.

He called police soonafter, but the two passengers had fled on foot before officers could arrive.

Police did not provide a detailed description of the couple, and no injuries were reported.

Detectives are asking that anyone who knows anything about the crime call (631) 727-4500. All calls will be kept confidential.