CCTV images released of hooded man wanted in connection with Northampton taxi robbery

Police would like to speak to this man in relation to an alleged taxi robbery in Northampton.

Police would like to speak to this man in relation to an alleged taxi robbery in Northampton.

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Images have been released of a man alleged to have robbed a taxi driver in Northampton shortly after being picked up in the town centre.

Northamptonshire Police want to speak to the grey-hooded man pictured above in connection with an alleged assault and robbery which happened at 2.30am on Friday, February 12, in Upper Priory Street.

A private hire taxi driver claims to have been assaulted by a man he had picked up in the town centre.

A police spokeswoman said on reaching Upper Priory Street the offender demanded the driver hand over cash, before fleeing.

She said the alleged robber was a white man, around 6ft and of average build. He wore a light grey hooded top with a dark jacket over the top, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may recognise the description of the offender or who may have any information regarding the incident.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may recognise the man pictured.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.