A taxi driver was attacked and his taxi stolen by two passengers yesterday evening (Sunday 31st March). The driver suffered multiple stab wounds as he tried to get away from the pair.

West Midlands Police are investigating the incident which happened between 6.30 and 7.15pm.

The passengers demanded money from the driver, but he refused to give them any and got out of the vehicle in Gildas Avenue, Kings Norton.

However, the two men followed the driver and stabbed him several times before driving off in his taxi.

The driver was taken to hospital and, despite his ordeal, thankfully his injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

The car was later recovered in Heathlands Grove, Northfield.

Officers are seeking CCTV images as their investigation continues. No arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org Please quote crime reference 20BW/77959L/19


  1. Beyond help now this is they need to change law 10 yr mandatory for carrying a knife and life 25 yr for causing injury with it !! The scum of kn or chavfield say no more. Hi sas x


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