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Robber armed with scissors assaults Stoke-on-Trent taxi driver and steals cash takings



Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver was robbed and injured in Stoke-on-Trent this morning. The incident occurred on Robert Heath Street in Smallthorne at approximately 6.40am.


According to a spokesperson from the Staffordshire Police, the victim reported that an unknown assailant, armed with a pair of scissors, attacked him and stole a considerable sum of money.

The taxi driver suffered cuts to his shoulder, ear, and above his eye during the altercation. Paramedics promptly arrived on the scene and provided immediate medical assistance, although hospital treatment was not necessary.


Authorities have described the suspect as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a light-coloured hoodie and a face mask to conceal his identity.

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: “We are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver was robbed and injured in Stoke-on-Trent."


They added: “We are keen to hear from anyone who may have any information or CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage from the area at the time. Please call us on 101, quoting incident 107 of 1 November, or message us using Live Chat on our website.”

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