Man hunted over taxi driver robbery in Doncaster

A man who threw a liquid over a Doncaster taxi driver and stole his mobile phone is being hunted by the police.

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 10:10 am
Updated Friday, 29th June 2018, 3:17 pm
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He flagged the taxi down on Linden Walk, Toll Bar, at around 12.30am on Wednesday, June 13 before opening the car door and throwing an unknown substance over the driver.

CRIME: Bleeding man asked for help in Sheffield shop after stabbingThe crook then grabbed the taxi driver’s phone before fleeing towards the Manor Estate, Toll Bar.

COURT: Hope Valley drink driver jailed over crash which led to amputation of cyclist's legSouth Yorkshire Police said the 55-year-old taxi driver was unharmed.

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The substance hurled at the man is not believed to have been noxious.

An E-fit has been released of the man wanted over the incident.

POLICE: Detectives granted extra time to quiz Sheffield murder suspectA South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers investigating have carried out enquiries in the area and explored CCTV opportunities and are now asking for your help to identify the man in the E-fit image.

"Do you know who he is?"

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 31 of June 13.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.