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Man charged after taxi driver stabbed in both hands and choked during robbery

Updated: Mar 4, 2022

A man has been charged by police after a taxi driver was stabbed in both hands and choked during a distressing robbery in Bolton.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that 28-year-old Stephen Mambwe has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He has been remanded into custody ahead of an appearance at Bolton Magistrates' Court today.

At around 2.40am Friday 4 February a man attempted to rob a taxi driver on Trinity Street, Bolton.

During the robbery the taxi driver was choked with a seatbelt and stabbed in both hands.


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