Taxi driver punched and robbed

A TAXI driver was punched in the face and robbed, after dropping off three people in Benezet Street, Ipswich, it emerged today.When the driver - who had picked up trio from Felixstowe railway station, dropped them off - one man stayed behind in the back seat.

A TAXI driver was punched in the face and robbed, after dropping off three people in Benezet Street, Ipswich, it emerged today.

When the driver - who had picked up trio from Felixstowe railway station, dropped them off - one man stayed behind in the back seat.

He punched the driver in the face, stole an undisclosed quantity of cash from his wallet. The offence happened at about 11.40am yesterday .

The offender and the remaining passenger who was a woman, then

left the car and walked off towards Norwich Road.

The thin man who punched the driver is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, with

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short black hair. He wore a white tracksuit top, jeans and dirty white trainers. The thin woman he was with was white 5ft 2in tall with 'mousy' coloured hair, wearing a blue top and jeans.

Anyone who was in the area around the time the incident took place and

saw these people, should call Pc John Ralston at Ipswich Police on 01473

613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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