Taxi driver Robbed in Late Night Attack in Gosport

taxi driver robbed in late night attack in gosport

Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver was the victim of a robbery in Gosport.

The 52-year-old victim drove his taxi to an address in Tribe Road, at around 1am on Monday, June 20, to collect a passenger.

An unknown male, who used his arms to cover his face, approached the vehicle from an alleyway and opened one of the car’s doors.

He jumped into the front of the vehicle and threatened the driver, demanding he hand over cash.

The driver then fled from the vehicle, which he had started to reverse, and ran into Vernon Road, followed by the unknown male.

The driver threw money at the man after which the man ran away in the direction of Whitworth Road.

Were you in Tribe Road or Vernon Road at around this time? Did you see what happened or see a man running away?

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 44160229195.