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Nottingham: Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious incident
September 17, 2012, 2:32 pm
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious incident, which occurred on Sunday 16 September between 3.00am and 4.00am in Silver Street, Wellingborough.
Two women left Fever nightclub shortly after 3.00am and got into what is believed to e a black taxi cab.
The driver stopped on Oxford Street near to Morrisons and got into the back of the taxi where he took pictures of himself with the women.
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He then got back into the drivers seat and drove on. The women asked to get out of the car, but the driver replied that they couldnt as the doors were locked.
The women asked to be taken to McDonalds, and the driver drove to one on the A45. At this point the women attempted to leave the car but were unable to due to the locked doors. They started shouting, at which point the driver got out and opened the door.
The driver then drove off without requesting a fare.
He is described as Asian male, late 30s early 40s, slim build, short dark hair, quite tall and wearing a blue hooded top.
A police spokesperson, said: “We are appealing for any witnesses to this incident or the driver himself to come forward so that we can establish the facts of what happened.
“We would advise women to always pre-book taxis with reputable taxi and under no circumstances to flag down taxis.”
Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 – alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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