top of page
CMTbannerV2.gif

Hull taxi driver shovel attack leads to arrest and multiple charges



A Hull taxi driver was the victim of a violent assault, involving a shovel, resulting in an 18-year-old man facing multiple criminal charges.


Late on the evening of Friday 5 April, at approximately 11:45 pm, police were called to an incident involving a taxi driver who was reportedly threatened and his vehicle damaged by a suspected shovel attack.

Armed police along with the police dog unit swiftly responded to the scene. During the operation, both a police dog and its handler sustained injuries.


The suspect, identified as Keane Pyzer, has been charged with several offences including criminal damage, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, and using threatening behaviour likely to cause harassment. Further charges involve actual bodily harm, causing unnecessary suffering to a protected service animal, and making off without payment.

Pyzer was taken into custody and appeared before Hull Magistrates' Court this morning for his preliminary hearing.

Comments


Subscribe to our newsletter. Receive all the latest news

Thanks for subscribing!

thumbnail_phonto (1).jpg
bottom of page