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Taxi driver robbed by passengers he dropped off in Stockton
2:28pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in News
A TAXI driver has been attacked and robbed by three passengers he picked up in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The 31-year-old picked up the men at about 4am on Sunday, September 1 near to Newport Bridge in Middlesbrough and drove them to the Portrack Lane area of Stockton.
They directed the driver to the rear of Maryport Close where he was punched in the face and had about £200 in cash stolen from him.
The driver suffered facial injuries and went to hospital for treatment but was not detained.
One of the men is described as a white male, about 25-years-old, of slim build with short, ginger hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact DC Richard Brocklesby of Stockton CID on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.
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