Another cabbie has been robbed this time at gunpoint, by four men in a frightening attack near Birmingham City football ground.
The Birmingham Mail reports that the driver was on St Andrews Road, Bordesley, when four Asian men in balaclavas pointed the firearm at him and ordered him to hand over his money.
The men, who had called for the cab, took around £60 from their victim before fleeing. The alarm was raised and officers got to the scene shortly after.
Police have retrieved CCTV footage and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the attack, which happened at around 3.50am on Monday, January 11, to contact them.
A force spokesman said: “We’ve launched an investigation after a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint in Birmingham. The driver was not injured.
“We got officers to the scene minutes after the 999 call and searched surrounding streets but there was no sign of the offenders.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the attack is asked to contact police on Live Chat via the website or call 101 quoting crime ref 20BW/10368G/21."