Trafford Taxi Driver Viciously Attacked

7 December 2011, 15:10

A gang attack on an innocent taxi driver in Trafford has left him with horrific injuries.

At around 8.30pm on Friday 18 November 2011, the 35-year-old victim was walking to his taxi on Moss Park Road when he was approached by a group of men.

They attacked him and he fell to the ground where the offenders kicked him in the head and stamped on his face before running off.

It is believed there were four or five men in the group.

The victim suffered multiple fractures to his skull.

Detective Constable Emma Bentley from Stretford CID said: "This was an unprovoked and savage attack and the victim has been left with serious head and facial injuries.

"Thankfully, he is recovering but he will always remember what happened to him that night and is still unsure why he was subjected to such a horrific assault.

"I would urge anyone who may have seen the incident take place or may have heard someone boast about being part of an attack to contact police as soon as possible."

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 7652 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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