Plymouth cabbie doused in wine and assaulted by woman

An investigation has been launched by police after a woman allegedly assaulted a taxi driver in Plymouth.

The incident, which took place on Saturday, 20 July, occurred in Buckwell Street, at around 7pm.

Plymouth Live reported that a group of people were causing an obstruction in the road and the cabbie asked them to move.

However, one of the group, a female, is alleged to have poured a bottle of wine over the driver, and then punched him.

Although the driver was uninjured in the assault, he did have his Bluetooth earpiece broken.

Police have made no arrests so far regarding the incident.

A Devon and Cornwall police spokesperson said: "Police are investigating an assault on a taxi driver in Buckwell Street, Plymouth

"The incident happened just after 7pm on Saturday, July 20. "A group of people, two men and two women, approached the taxi when he requested they move out of the road. "One woman then threw the contents of a wine bottle over the driver before throwing a punch at him. "The male driver was not injured but his Bluetooth earpiece was broken in the incident."

If you have any information about the incident or witnessed it take place, please contact Devon and Cornwall Police by phone on 101, or emailing, quoting crime reference CR/065008/19. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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