Coffs Harbour police are seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a taxi driver in Kurrajong Street.
Coffs Harbour police are seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a taxi driver in Kurrajong Street.

Police seek public help after taxi driver held up in Coffs

POLICE are investigating the armed robbery of a taxi driver in Coffs Harbour overnight.

About 12.20am on Sunday, a taxi was called to Kurrajong Street.

On arriving at the location the taxi was approached by a man described as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged about 16 or 17 years old, 175cm tall, and wearing a dark coloured hooded jumper and long pants.

The man produced a bladed weapon and threatened the taxi driver, who handed over a small amount of cash.

The taxi then drove from the scene.

The driver was not injured.

Police from Coffs/Clarence LAC are conducting inquiries into the incident and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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