Taxi robbery in Waterloo

Police are appealing for public assistance following a robbery of a taxi driver in Waterloo yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 10.25pm today a taxi driver, aged 31, travelled to Parramatta Road, Glebe, to pick up a male aged between 15 and 20.

Whilst en-route along Pitt Street, Waterloo, the male passenger opened the door and fled without paying for his fare.

As the taxi driver got out of his vehicle to follow the man, he was assaulted by three males nearby.

A sum of cash was taken, and he sustained abrasions and bruising to his face, legs and body.

Officers attached to Redfern Local Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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