Would-Be Robber-'Vampire' Bites Cabbie New York robbery ends with strange assault By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Mar 18, 2010 4:27 PM CDT 4 comments Comments A surveillance still released by New York police. (NYPD) (Newser) – A taxicab robbery turned terrifying when the would-be thief decided to try out his Dracula act. An unlucky NY cabbie picked up a man in Harlem who asked to go further uptown. At their destination, the man pulled a handgun and demanded cash. A struggle ensued, and the thief bit the driver five times in the neck, back, and arm. He then fled, having failed to secure any cash. The Bronx News is calling him a "vampire."