Taxi driver hit and robbed in Oslo

Taxi OsloTaxi's in Oslo waiting for customers .Photo: Aleksander Andersen / Scanpix

A taxi driver was knocked down and robbed in Rådhusgata in Oslo of Friday night.


The driver emerged from the incident without any injury. Two people were arrested.

“Two people knocked down the driver and stole something from his car,” said Rune Ullsand,Operations Manager at Oslo Police District, of NTB news at 03.50. The driver was hit in the face, but was uninjured.

What was stolen, and its value, have not been clarified.

After the police got the message about the robbery at 03.28 on Friday night, within 15 minutes, two men in their 20’s who fitted the descriptions of those who had attacked the taxi driver had been arrested.

“We are now questioning both the driver and the suspects to clarify what happened,” said Ullsand to NTB news.


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