Taxi driver is allegedly dragged from his vehicle and assaulted in Beck Row
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A taxi driver is reported to have been dragged from his vehicle, assaulted and robbed by two customers.
Suffolk police has released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after the alleged robbery in Beck Row, near Mildenhall.
The driver, a man in his 30s, reported that he collected two men from Newmarket High Street and was asked to take them to Falcon Way.
When they arrived, sometime between 2-2.30am on Sunday, January 8, the men paid their fare but as the driver returned their change he was said to have been dragged from the vehicle and assaulted.
An unknown quantity of cash was stolen from the driver who ws left with bruises to his head, neck and ribs.
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The first suspect is described as white, around 18 years old, of medium build and around 5ft 8ins tall. He had blond hair and was wearing blue jeans with a plain white T-shirt.
The other man is described as white, around 18 years old and of skinny build. He is a similar height and has short dark hair.
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Police said they would particularly like to trace two motorists who stopped at the scene.
A man driving a dark-coloured vehicle, believed to be a Mitsubishi Pajero, and a woman driving a small red car.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who recognises the two men pictured, is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime number 11174/17.