Calls for CCTV in Hartlepool taxis after cabbie’s knife ordeal

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COUNCIL chiefs are recommending the use of CCTV in taxis after a cabbie was allegedly injured by a knife-wielding passenger.

Hartlepool Borough Council’s guidance comes after a driver for town firm 23 Taxis suffered cuts to his hands during the ordeal.

Ian Harrison
Ian Harrison

The man, in his 40s, was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, after the incident, which happened in Musgrave Walk, around 2am on Saturday.

 

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