England

Passengers assault and rob taxi driver near Bromsgrove

A taxi driver was pulled out of his cab and robbed by two passengers in Worcestershire.

He picked up two men in Birmingham at 1230 BST on Monday and on the way to Redditch they ordered him to stop on Frankley Hill Lane near Bromsgrove.

They then assaulted him and pulled him out of the car before stealing the vehicle - a silver Honda - and leaving him by the roadside.

He suffered minor injuries in the incident, West Mercia Police said.