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Shaken taxi driver robbed at knifepoint in Nuneaton

Updated: Mar 23, 2022

Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a knife robbery on a taxi driver in Nuneaton.

A taxi driver was parked in a taxi rank in Bridge Street around 8pm on Thursday 17 March when he was approached by a man.

The man asked the driver if he could take him somewhere before threatening him with what is believed to be a ‘bladed article’.

A money bag containing cash and some electronic equipment was removed from the seat of the taxi then the man made off in the direction of Hartshill along the canal tow path.

The taxi driver was uninjured but shaken by the incident.

The man, who is described as white, around 18 years old, approximately 5ft 8in tall, clean shaven, with short dark hair, was believed to be wearing dark coloured clothing.

Police officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who has either CCTV or doorbell footage of the incident.

Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident 508 of 17 March.


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