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West Midlands Police ask for help identifying man after taxi passenger robbed exiting the cab

Image credit: West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying a man wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery that took place in the city.

The incident occurred on 13 November when a woman was robbed shortly after midnight in Hill Street.

According to a West Midlands Police spokesperson, the victim had just exited a taxi when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. The suspect swiftly grabbed her bag, which contained a significant amount of cash, and fled the scene before the victim could react.

Authorities have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to talk to regarding the incident and have asked the public to get in touch with authorities should they recognise him.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Recognise this man? We're looking to speak to him after a woman was robbed in Birmingham.

“Shortly after midnight on 13 November, the woman was getting out of a taxi in Hill Street.

“As she got out of the taxi she was approached from behind and her bag, containing cash, was stolen.

“If you were in the area and saw anything, contact us via 101 or Live Chat quoting crime number 20/987564/23.”


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