23-year-old man charged with robbery and racially aggravated behaviour towards a taxi driver

Updated: Sep 16, 2020

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A man has been charged following the robbery of a taxi driver in August 2019.

Samuel Thomas Egerton, 23, of Cheddleton, has been charged with robbery and a racially aggravated Public Order Act offence.

On 4 August 2019, a taxi driver on a journey between Dilhorne and Cheddleton was robbed by a passenger who used threatening/abusive/insulting words or behaviour which was racially aggravated.

A video of the incident was circulated on social media in January.

Egerton is due to appear before magistrates at the North Staffordshire Justice Centre on 12 November.

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