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CABBIE ASSAULTED: Two teenagers arrested after taxi driver sustains head injuries

Updated: May 18, 2022

Police officers in Wiltshire are appealing for witnesses after an assault on a taxi driver in Swindon which left the cabbie with facial injuries.

According to police sources, the incident happened at approximately 1.15am on 13 May outside the Jurys Inn in Fleming Way.

Two male passengers in the taxi assaulted the driver - a man in his 40s - causing him to sustain head and facial injuries. He was taken to the Great Western Hospital for treatment and is still suffering with pain as a result of the assault.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, from Surrey, were arrested on suspicion of assault and have been questioned and released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Officers believe there may be witnesses to the incident – it is possible that people may have been passing the area either by foot or in a vehicle when the assault took place who may have information relevant to the investigation.


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