Northampton taxi driver grabbed around the neck and had his money stolen by two passengers

Witham Way, Northampton. Picture via Google Maps. NNL-160610-114809001

Witham Way, Northampton. Picture via Google Maps. NNL-160610-114809001

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A taxi driver in Northampton, who was robbed by his customers, was grabbed around the neck while the other offender stole his cash.

The 40-year-old motorist picked up two men in Fraser Road and drove to Witham Way between 8.50pm and 9.05pm on Sunday evening

The driver, who was working for a private firm, was taking his clients to Kings Heath.

On arrival one of the passengers grabbed the victim around the neck, while the other offender stole money.

Both offenders are said to be aged between 30 to 40-years-old and ran away from the scene.

The males were both white men, around 5ft 7ins in height and wearing blue jeans and dark coloured shirts.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

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

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