Police hunt taxi knife attacker

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Police would like to speak with this man in connection with an assault on a taxi driver with a knife.

A man approached the taxi firm on Bull Green, Halifax, in the company of a woman at 11.11pm on Thursday, February 14, and requested a taxi to Elland.

Upon approaching their destination the man then produced a knife and caused a minor cut to the taxi driver’s neck.

Police are looking for a white male, aged 20 to 25, of a slim build with dark hair and short back and sides and flat on top with a lifted fringe.

He was wearing a woollen type long length coat which came down to just above the knees with pockets on the sides and tussle ties on the front. His coat was open and he had on a light grey sweatsuit.

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone who recognises the man in the photo is asked to contact PC2724 Andrea Sagar on 101.