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Derbyshire taxi driver restrained and robbed at knifepoint by male and female duo

11 Sep 2019


Derbyshire officers investigating the knifepoint robbery of a taxi driver are asking for any information that can help with their enquiries.

The incident occurred in Warwick Court, Somercotes, on Sunday, 8 September, at around 12.50am.

A spokesperson for the Constabulary said: "A woman got into the rear taxi and restrained the driver in his seat, while at the same time a man opened the passenger door, produced a knife and demanded cash.

“A quantity of money was handed over and the drivers PDA was also taken – the pair then walked off in the direction of Belvoir Way.

“If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

“Please quote the reference number 19*478368 in any correspondence:

• Facebook – send us a private message to this Page
• Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
• Website – complete the online contact form
• Phone – call us on 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."


Image: (remixed) Source; Derbyshire Constabulary

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