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Police investigate attempted robbery of taxi driver in Manton

Two houses on Netherton Road Worksop were cordoned off by Police on Wednesday morning

Two houses on Netherton Road Worksop were cordoned off by Police on Wednesday morning

Police are investigating a robbery which happened in Netherton Road, Manton, just before 1am today (Wednesday 23rd January).

A taxi driver was called to the street to pick up a fare but when he arrived was confronted by a man who demanded cash.

The suspect snatched a small quantity of money and made off on foot.

The taxi driver was badly shaken but not injured.

A cordon is in place while forensic enquiries are carried out at the scene.

The suspect is white, about 5ft 9ins tall, and was wearing a deerstalker hat with ear flaps.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call DI Ash Wilson, at Worksop CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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