Appeal after taxi driver assaulted in Richmond

Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver was assaulted in Richmond.

The incident happened on Newbiggin at 2.15am on Monday, April 1.

The taxi driver did not suffer any serious injury but was left feeling very shaken by the attack.

A spokesperson for Richmondshire police said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who witnessed the incident and the people involved.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Michael Smith.

You can also email

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190058116.