Teen Arrest After Middleton Taxi Attack

17 November 2011, 16:38 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an attack on a taxi driver in Middleton.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested at a property on Parkfield, Middleton, late last night, Wednesday 16 November 2011.

Police say he is still in police custody for questioning.

Shortly after 9.30pm on Tuesday 15 November 2011, a 39-year-old man had his throat cut by a robber who then stole his car, a black Vauxhall Vectra.

The car was then involved in a collision with a parked car moments later and the offender ran away from the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries and has since been discharged.

Witnesses to the incident or anyone with information about the offender is asked to call police on 0161 856 4644, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.