Arrest made in connection with taxi driver stabbing

A man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a taxi driver in Moss Side.

Just before 1:40pm yesterday, Tuesday 21 November 2017.  Officers from Cheshire Constabulary arrested a 31-year-old man on Market Street in Crewe on suspicion of attempted murder.

The arrest was made on behalf of Greater Manchester Police. The man will be transported to GMP custody for questioning.

This is in connection with the stabbing of a taxi driver. The incident took place on Ruskin Avenue on Saturday 11 November 2017.

The 42-year-old taxi driver was taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries. He has since been discharged to continue his recovery at home.

It is believed that the driver had picked up a man on Dickenson Road, Longsight before driving to Ruskin Avenue.

The customer started arguing over the cost of the fare, before he repeatedly stabbed the driver. He then fled the scene leaving him seriously injured.

Detective Inspector Machent, said: “We have been carrying out significant enquiries since this disgusting attack on a taxi driver as he attempted to do his job. An arrest has now been made.

“Yesterday afternoon a 31-year-old man was arrested in Crewe on suspicion of attempted murder.  He will be transported to GMP custody for questioning today.”

 

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