Two arrested after taxi driver robbed in Halifax this morning

Detectives have arrested two people after a taxi driver was robbed in Ovenden, Halifax, in the early hours of today.

The driver had picked up two people on West Bank in Illingworth at around 2.20am.

When he got to Cousin Lane, he was attacked and cash was stolen. The thieves made off on foot.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man in connection with the robbery.

They are urging anyone with information about the theft to call them on 01422 337085, or via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.