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Thames Valley Police appeal for witnesses after taxi driver threatened with firearm

11 Aug 2019

 

Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in which a taxi driver was threatened with what was thought to be a firearm.


At around 12.40am on Saturday 10 August a taxi driver was parked outside the Co-operative store on Farthing Grove, when two men approached the taxi driver's vehicle. 

They then tapped on the driver's window with what the victim believed was a handgun.


The man driving the taxi who had his doors locked, then immediately drove off, leaving the men to walk off.

Nothing was taken and no one was injured.

The offenders are described as two white men in dark clothing.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Hollie Cromarty of Force CID based at Milton Keynes, said: “This was a worrying incident in which a taxi driver was threatened by two men.

“We are carrying out a thorough investigation and reassurance patrols will be carried out in the area and the public may see an increased police presence whilst we continue our enquiries.

“As part of our investigation we are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

“After the incident it is thought that the two offenders were confronted by a white man, and we would like to speak to this person who we think may have witnessed the incident.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 43190245870, or you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

 

Image Source: Thames Valley Police

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