26/01/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

53-Year-Old Man’s Mobile Phone Stolen in a Taxi

Police are appealing for information after a 53-year-old man had his phone stolen following a verbal altercation in a taxi.

The incident occurred on Saturday 16th January between 3:30am and 4am on Redcar High Street when the victim got into a silver Vectra taxi and a verbal altercation occurred which led to the driver taking the victim’s silver IPhone 6 S off him.

The victim was uninjured.

Police are appealing to trace the taxi driver and also any witnesses to the incident to contact PC Rachel Morgan on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.