Police appeal launched after Warwick taxi driver assaulted in robbery

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A POLICE appeal has been launched for information in the ‘vicious’ robbery and assault of a Warwick taxi driver early this morning (Monday).

A 50-year-old taxi driver suffered an ear injury after he was set upon by two men after he dropped them off in Exham Close at around 3.55am this morning. He had picked them up in Charles Gardner Road, Leamington Spa, at around 3.45am.

The victim was taken to hospital with his injuries. The offenders fled empty-handed.

Lead investigating officer Detective Constable Gavin Lambert, from Warwickshire Police CID, said: “This was a vicious attack and I would ask for anyone who was in Exham Close or the surrounding area at the time of the incident to contact police.

“Even if you didn’t witness the incident itself but were in the area, you may have seen something that could prove vital.”

Anyone who witnessed the attack or has information about it is urged to contact police on 101 quoting incident 39 of 30 July 2018 or call anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

  • RJH

    “Even if you didn’t witness the incident itself but were in the area, you may have seen something that could prove vital.” Any perp details? Those in the area at the time might have seen suspects matching the description. That’s what the police used to do during investigations!