18 year old arrested following attack on Strabane taxi driver

first_img Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews 18 year old arrested following attack on Strabane taxi driver Google+ By News Highland – January 14, 2020 Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp The victim’s colleague Damien Gallagher believes there needs to better protection for taxi drivers:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/damieng1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WARNING CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGERYAn 18 year old man has been arrested after a taxi driver was assaulted in Strabane in the early hours of yesterday morning.At around 1am on Monday morning, the taxi driver picked up a fare in the Abercorn Square area of the town and took him to Glebe Gardens where the passenger proceeded to assault the taxi driver and cause damage to his vehicle.The driver was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.Police are appealing to anyone with information to come forward. A cash reward has also been put forward by the taxi firm as part of a further plea for information.Local Councillor Jason Barr has condemned the incident:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/jasonbarr1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Previous articleDonegal getting ready National Walks DayNext articlePower outages in Donegal in aftermath of Storm Brendan News Highland Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img

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