Police seeking taxi driver who may have witnessed Heneage Road assault

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Police seeking taxi driver who may have witnessed Heneage Road assault

Humberside Police are currently seeking a taxi driver who may have witnesses an assault on Heneage Road in Grimsby.

The attack is thought to have occurred on Heneage Road on Sunday 6 February, just before 1:00am.

A man and a woman reportedly approached the victim from behind before assaulting him.

The man was left with multiple injuries, Humberside Police revealed.

The male suspect has been described as being white, around 31 years old, five feet 11 inches tall, with short, dark hair.

He was seen wearing a dark coat with grey or beige tracksuit bottoms and was riding a mountain bike.

The female suspect was described by officers as being white, in her late 20s or early 30s, five feet six inches tall, with shoulder-length, brown hair.

She was seen wearing a green, cagoule-style coat.

Now, police have revealed that a dark-coloured taxi parked near St Luke’s Court at the time of the assault may have helpful information.

A spokesperson  for the force said: “Thanks to some newly obtained information, we would now like to talk to a taxi driver who we believe may have information that could assist with our enquiries.

“The dark-coloured taxi was parked on Heneage Road, near St Luke’s Court, around the time of the reported assault.

“Investigations into the assault have been underway and as part of this officers are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist, to call our non-emergency 101 line quoting crime reference 16/21921/22.

“Alternatively, you can report information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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