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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:39 am 
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Woman taxi driver dragged from cab into street by robber as she waits to pick up fare

https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/tees ... b-17730464

The cabbie was sitting in her taxi in Ainderby Way, Longlands, when she was attacked

A taxi driver was dragged from her cab as she waited to pick up a fare before being robbed.

She was waiting to pick a fare up on Ainderby Way, Longlands, when a man suddenly opened the door and pulled her out and into the street.

The man then grabbed a bag of cash containing about £80.

He then ran off towards the Grove Hill area.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said officers are investigating the incident which happened just after midnight on Saturday, February 8.

The driver was left with minor injuries following the attack.

The suspect is described as:

    white,

    around 6ft tall,

    slim build,

    dark hair

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who may have further information is asked to contact detective constable Lizzie Stubbs from Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 021629.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:39 am 
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Shocking, truly shocking. :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

Hope they catch the scum who robbed the lady, and hope he goes away for a few years.

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