Two men charged following allegations of assaulting and robbing a South Shields taxi driver


Two men have been charged following the robbery of and attack on a taxi driver in South Shields during the Easter weekend.


Northumbria Police officials received a report of the incident in the early hours on Saturday. The driver later presented himself at hospital notifying the police of an attack carried out by two male passengers.

The cab driver was also robbed of his cash totalling £130.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 3.07 am on Saturday we received a report of an assault on a taxi driver at Osborne Avenue, South Shields.


“The driver, who later brought himself to hospital, reported being assaulted by two male passengers who also stole £130 in cash.


“Two men, aged 30 and 21, were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of robbery. They have since been charged and were due to appear before South Tyneside Magistrates' Court yesterday (Tuesday)."

Cabvision GIF July 2020.gif
  • Facebook TaxiPoint
  • Twitter TaxiPoint
  • YouTube TaxiPoint
  • Instagram
ltda banner.JPG
Ethos Banner 516x175 HS.gif
Market footer GIF.gif
TaxiPoint--300x200px-MLP-GIF.gif
private hire cover from Utility Saving Expert
advert gif.GIF
ltpr.GIF
300x200main.gif
RSS Feed

The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the publishers.

 

All written and image rights are reserved by authors displayed. Creative Common image licenses displayed where applicable.

Reproduction in whole or in part without prior permission from the publisher is strictly prohibited.

All written content Copyright of TaxiPoint 2020.