Taxi driver assaulted

28 Apr 2016 14:53 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver was assaulted in Bedlington.

Around 1am on Sunday, April 17, a man assaulted a taxi driver at the BP garage in Station Road.

The taxi driver had picked the man and woman up from the Bigg Market area in Newcastle and taken them to Bedlington.

They stopped at the BP garage for the couple to use the cash point however when there the man pushed the taxi driver before making a number of racist comments aimed towards him.

The couple then walked off towards Waverley Court.

Anyone with any information into the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 85 17/04/16.

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