Knife held to throat of taxi driver in Emerton

Two men are on the run after the alleged armed robbery of a taxi driver in Emerton on Monday night.

The driver escaped serious injury after a knife was allegedly held to his throat during the incident just after 8.20pm.

It’s alleged the driver, 61, picked up the men from a car park in Plumpton before being directed to Offenbach Crescent, Emerton.

There one of the men pulled out a knife, put it to the driver’s throat and demanded money.

The panicked victim put his arms up to stop the knife and sustained several lacerations to his hands.

The men stole his mobile phone and money bag before running from the taxi.

Emergency services were called and the driver was taken to Mount Druitt Hospital for treatment.

Mount Druitt police are seeking information about the incident.

The men have been described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance. One was tall and the other stocky.

Any information to Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000.

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