West Midlands Police have launched an appeal after a taxi driver suffered serious hand injuries after being stabbed during a robbery in Druid’s Heath on Saturday night (24th August).

The driver – a man in his 40s – was called to pick up a passenger in Saxelby Close, off Manningford Road, at around 11pm.

A man got into the vehicle and then stabbed the driver several times before fleeing with cash and a mobile phone.

The driver was taken to hospital with potentially life changing injuries to his hands.

Detective Sergeant Adam Marshall, from Force CID, said: “This was a savage attack on a man who was going about his line of work. He was lured to the street and stabbed […]

“Enquiries around the call and attacker are being carried out and I would urge anybody with information which can help us to get in touch.”

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/201800E/19. 


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