Police appeal after taxi driver stabbed multiple times during terrifying robbery

West Midlands Police are investigating after a taxi driver was lured to a street in Druids Heath and then stabbed during a robbery. The driver went to Saxelby Close to pick up a passenger at around 11pm on Saturday (24 August).

A man got into the vehicle and then stabbed the driver several times before fleeing with cash and his mobile phone. The victim, aged in his 40s, was taken to hospital with serious hand injuries. Detective Sergeant Adam Marshall, from Force CID, said: "This was a savage attack on a man who was going about his line of work. "He was lured to the street and stabbed; leaving him with potentially life-changing hand injuries. "Enquiries around the call and attacker are being carried out and I would urge anybody with information which can help us to get in touch.” Police can be contacted via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime quoting crime reference number 20BW/201800E/19. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Image: Source; Facebook

Image; Author; West Midlands Police

  • Facebook TaxiPoint
  • Twitter TaxiPoint
  • YouTube TaxiPoint
  • Instagram
ltda banner.JPG




ETHOS 030 Taxi Point ad mob (002) MARKET
TAXI INSURANCE MMC October 2020.gif
Ascotts Taxi Repair
Plan Taxi Insurance
advertise with us.jpg

The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers.

All written and image rights are reserved by authors displayed. Creative Common image licenses displayed where applicable.

Reproduction in whole or in part without prior permission from the publisher is strictly prohibited.

All written content Copyright of TaxiPoint 2021.