Isle of Wight Taxi Driver Assaulted after stepping in to Stop Fight in Newport

isle of wight taxi driver assaulted after stepping in to stop fight in newport

Shocking footage has emerged on social media following an assault against an Isle of Wight Taxi Driver who tried to step in a stop a fight.

The three minutes of footage was shot on Saturday Night in the centre of Newport on the Isle of Wight yards from where a man was murder only a few months ago.

At one point the girl dressed in white rain punches down on the driver who is being held down on the floor.

The woman who is seen raining  the punch down and stamping on the driver head  has been named on Social media as Gina Al-Moufti who is believed to work at Olvia in the centre of Newport

One of those named is  Shannon Morgan who lives in Godshill on the Island, She is a shop assistant at Topshop on the Isle of Wight.

One of the men has been named as her partner as Self employed Brick layer Karim Alexander.
With many bystanders shouting call the Police.

A quick thinking taxi driver who was not involed pulled out is mobile and captured the whole incident.
At one point one of the men see that he is being filmed and them attempt to attack the that driver.

Many who have views the footage have condemned it as Shocking footage and disgusting behaviour, The taxi driver attacked whilst trying to stop a stranger being beaten up. Calls by many to Name and shame them men involved.

Police have confirmed that investigation is under way after an assault in Newport in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday).

The incident occurred between 2.15am and 2.45am at a taxi rank in South Street – opposite the TK Maxx and Co-op stores.

Hampshire Constabulary has said if anyone has any information to call them on 101 quoting 44160135589.